Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance
Looks at God as creator and how He works through His people to protect His creation.
Explores why the Old Testament is proclaimed as the Word of God.
Looks at the Jewish festival of the harvest (Sukkot).
UNIT 2: PRAYERS, SAINTS AND FEASTS
Extends the knowledge of the life of Mary and Jesus through prayer (the Rosary) and Scripture.
Explores the lives of some saints who responded to the call of Jesus.
Looks at Islam and the feast of Ramadan.
UNIT 3: ADVENT
Looks at the symbolism to help us get ready to meet Jesus.
UNIT 4: CHRISTMAS
Shows how we can get to know Jesus through the journeys of others.
Looks at the journey of the Magi in detail and introduces the Flight to Egypt.
UNIT 5: REVELATION
Explores stories from Scripture, which show how special Jesus is. It looks in particular at the miracle stories.
Looks at the three duties of a Sikh.
UNIT 6: SACRAMENTS
Looks at what a sacrament is. This is done through exploration of what happens during the Sacraments of Baptism, Matrimony and the Eucharist.
UNIT 7: LENT
Looks at Lent as being preparation for Easter, commencing with Ash Wednesday and being a time of seeking forgiveness and doing penance.
Looks at the Our Father.
Looks at the Torah and the Jewish faith.
UNIT 8: HOLY WEEK
Looks at the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus and considers Holy Week events through the eyes of Mary.
UNIT 9: EASTER
Looks in further detail at the account of the empty tomb.
Thomas is introduced, to show that people responded in different ways to the Resurrection of Jesus.
The Hindu feast of Holi is studied.
UNIT 10: pentecost and mission
Examines the nature of the promise made by Jesus to send his Spirit.
Identifies Pentecost as the birthday of the Church.
Examines the link between Pentecost and Confirmation.