Primary RE – Year Three

Year Three

UNIT 1:Creation

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Examines how we are called to be part of God’s creation through baptism.

Explores how Jesus calls us and called his disciples.

Looks at initiation rites of the Hindu and other religions.

UNIT 2: PRAYERS, SAINTS AND FEASTS

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Peace and forgiveness, expressed both by Jesus and in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, are explored.

Examines the life of St Francis of Assisi and his prayer for peace.

Muhammed as the Last Prophet.

UNIT 3: ADVENT

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Explores Advent as a time when we prepare for Christmas and recognise Jesus in the world.

It looks at the story of the Annunciation.

UNIT 4: CHRISTMAS

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Through the shepherds, we reflect on the nature of Jesus’ Birth.

UNIT 5: REVELATION

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Introduces work on the Presentation and Baptism of Jesus as signs of God’s revelation.

Explores the Liturgy of the Word as revealing God.

Looks at what Sikhs do at the Gurdwara (Sikh temple) and the holy days and festivals for the Sikh religion.

UNIT 6: SACRAMENTS

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Looks at the Sacrament of the Eucharist.

Looks at what happens during Mass and the meaning behind what happens.

UNIT 7: LENT

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Looks at how Jesus changed the people he met and deepened his relationship with the Father through prayer.

Explores how Jewish people pray.

UNIT 8: HOLY WEEK

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Places the Last Supper in with events of Holy Week.  There is a particular focus on the Last Supper because of its connection with the Mass.

UNIT 9: EASTER

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Provides a focus on the appearance of Jesus to his disciples.

Symbolism of the Easter season, including the liturgical colours, is explored.

Explores Hindu worship.

UNIT 10: PENTECOST AND MISSION

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Explores the effect of the Spirit and the role of the Holy Spirit in the Eucharistic Prayer.