At our academy, we wish for good quality R.E. lessons to be taught
across the whole school. We teach RE lessons that cover a range of
themes and religions. We teach that whilst some may follow a religion;
others may not.
Children will develop key skills, such as:
- recognising values we believe in
- finding similarities in other religions/practices to foster understanding (a key British Value)
are used in lessons to deepen children’s learning and familiarise them
with objects from a range of practices as well as to generate
We add to our RE lessons by ensuring pupils hear
from visitors or visit a place of worship - each year group visits a
different place of worship each year. It is through such experiences
that pupils realise the special features of another religion and the
commonalities that exist too.
We also have festival assemblies
performed by particular year groups but parents from across the whole
academy are welcome to attend. We usually have food and drink to
We always end the year with a Celebration of Culture that recognises the value of each of us in the Wood End Park Community.
RE Subject Lead: Miss Cormier