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Religious Education

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Key Stage

3, 4

Years

7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Religious Education provokes challenging questions about the ultimate meaning and purpose of life, beliefs about God, the self and the nature of reality, issues of right and wrong and what it means to be human.

Aims

RE aims to:

  • develop pupils’ knowledge and understanding of Christianity, other principal religions, other religious traditions, and other world views that offer answers to these challenging questions
  • offer opportunities for personal reflection and spiritual development
  • enhance awareness and understanding of religions and beliefs, teachings, practices and forms of expression, and of the influence of religion on individuals, families, communities and cultures

 

Religious Education: Critical Knowledge and Skills