Our teaching of Religious Education follows the guidance given in the latest Agreed Syllabus for Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire: –
Religious Education for All
The Agreed Syllabus for RE in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire
Using this Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education, we will enable our pupils to discover more about religion, as well as other world views, as we assist them to apply their learning to a range of topics. Our pupils are encouraged to express ideas and insights into key questions which face all human beings as we travel through life. They will take part in lessons, which are sometimes supported by visiting speakers who share a range of religious viewpoints. Pupils also undertake their own visits (and virtual visits) to varied places of worship.
Through these experiences they will gain insights and knowledge to help equip them as responsible citizens, ready to contribute positively to our society and the wider world.
The three-fold aims of RE in Nottingham City and the County will ensure that our pupils:
- Know and understand a range of religions and world views which will allow them to recognise the diversity which exists in our city and wider society.
- Can express ideas and insights about the nature, significance and impact of religions and world views as they develop their own personal views on a range of issues.
- Develop and use skills which will assist them to engage seriously with religions and world views
By following the Agreed Syllabus, RE will also contribute to a whole range of school priorities. Study of religious and world views will also promote spiritual, cultural, social and moral development, and will support pupils’ understanding of British Values such as acceptance and respect for others who hold different world views.
If you would like to know more about the Agreed Syllabus, a copy can be made available for you to read in school. Please contact Valerie.email@example.com for more information