Primary RE – Early Years

Early Years

UNIT 1:Creation

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Introduces God as creator of all and our response to the world He created.

Explores ways of talking to God through prayer.

Explains and introduces the Sign of the Cross.

UNIT 2: PRAYERS, SAINTS AND FEASTS

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Explores how the family help us get to know God through prayer.

Explores the role of Mary in the life of Jesus.

Introduces the Muslim faith and the importance of prayer in Islam.

UNIT 3: ADVENT

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Introduces Advent as a special time when we get ready for the birth of Jesus.

UNIT 4: CHRISTMAS

Core pLAN

SUPPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE

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Explores the story of the first Christmas.

UNIT 5: REVELATION

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Looks at how God is shown in our lives and through the work of others, including the priest.

Introduces the Sikh religion.

UNIT 6: SACRAMENTS

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Introduces the idea of God’s presence at all times in our lives.

Uses language of sacraments.

UNIT 7: LENT

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Introduces Lent as a time when we get ready for Easter and introduces, through the example and teaching of Jesus, different ways of getting ready.

Looks at how Jesus followed the Jewish faith and explores how Jewish people attend a synagogue to pray.

UNIT 8: HOLY WEEK

Core pLAN

 SUPPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE

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Explores the events which led up to Easter.

UNIT 9: EASTER

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Looks at the joy of the Easter season by reflecting on the emotions of those discovering the empty tomb.

Introduces the Hindu religion.

UNIT 10: PENTECOST AND MISSION

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Looks at events of the upper room and explores what a friend of Jesus does.

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