Primary RE – Year One

Year One

UNIT 1:Creation

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Introduces the account of creation in the Bible.

We learn how to praise God for His many gifts and that psalms are prayers of praise.

The Jewish religion is introduced and that Jews give thanks and praise to God.

UNIT 2: PRAYERS, SAINTS AND FEASTS

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Explores the purpose of prayer.

Introduces the liturgical calendar.

Examines how saints help us to get to know God.

Explores the faith of Islam and how Muslims pray five times a day.

UNIT 3: ADVENT

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Looks at getting ready for the birth of Jesus through the eyes of Mary and Joseph and helps to identify their response to God.

UNIT 4: CHRISTMAS

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Looks at how the birth of Jesus changed others.

Shares the story of the Wise Men and the reasons they brought gifts.

UNIT 5: REVELATION

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Reveals how God shows himself to us in Jesus.

Looks at the signs Jesus gave us to show that God’s kingdom was in him.

Looks at Jesus as a teacher and a healer.

Looks at the Sikh religion and introduces Guru Nanak.

UNIT 6: SACRAMENTS

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Starts to focus on forgiveness and healing.

Establishes the relationship of the actions of healing and forgiveness with Jesus.

UNIT 7: LENT

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Explores the basic meaning of Lent and links it to the life and teachings of Jesus.

Looks at how we can get ready for Easter by changing.

The Sabbath day is explored in the multi-faith element.

UNIT 8: HOLY WEEK

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Highlights the importance of the Last Supper and introduces the Stations of the Cross as a prayer.

UNIT 9: EASTER

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Will look at the impact that the Resurrection had on the lives of the ordinary people who witnessed it.

Explores  stories of Hinduism.

UNIT 10: PENTECOST AND MISSION

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Looks at the events of Pentecost, its meaning and how it changed the lives of the followers.