RE at Coleridge
The 4 Concepts that run throughout our Religious Education Curriculum are Beliefs, Practice, Festivals and Celebrations and Morals.
Beliefs – Children will explore the concept of belief sin a religion’s central articles of faith, for example, within Christianity that Jesus is the Son of God. It also means beliefs which exist within a religion, but which are not shared by everybody within that religion.
Practice – Children will investigate religious practice which means attending worship services, praying, wearing religious clothing. Other practices may include rituals, sermons, sacrifices, festivals, feasts, initiations, funeral services, meditation, prayer, music, art, dance, public service, or other aspects of human culture
Festivals and Celebrations – A religious festival is a time of special importance marked by people who believe in that religion. Religious festivals are commonly celebrated on recurring cycles in a calendar year or lunar calendar. Children will investigate a wide range of religious festivals and celebrations and see common themes across a range of religions.
Morals – Across this concept, children will focus on how it is common for religions to have value frameworks regarding personal behavior meant to guide believers in determining between right and wrong. It is key that children can identify key moral features in stories from different religions and unpick why these morals are important.