RE – curriculum information

RE is an important part of the curriculum at Wheeler, allowing the children to develop their knowledge of ‘cultural diversity’.

During Key Stage 1 the children are given the opportunity to study Christianity and at least 1 other Religion.  Whilst in Key stage 2 the children continue to study Christianity in further detail and at least 2 other Religions.

The school has links to the local church through Harvest, Easter and Christmas services.  RE lessons are further enhanced through visits to places of worship for a variety of faith groups, visitors and resources.  When possible RE is be taught through or links made to other curriculum areas.

Lessons in RE are to be enquiry-based, where appropriate, to allow children to ask questions, investigate, draw conclusions, evaluate and reflect.

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