Primary RE – Year Five

Year Five

UNIT 1:Creation

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Explores how we become creators, which involves the two creation stories in Genesis.

What it means to be the People of God, as expressed by St Paul and as expressed in the Beatitudes.

Looks at importance of peace through the five pillars of Islam.

UNIT 2: PRAYERS, SAINTS AND FEASTS

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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The work of Jesus is continued through us as illustrated in the prayer of St Teresa of Avila.

Examines the concept of pilgrimage as a journey of prayer will be explored.

Looks at the importance of the pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims.

UNIT 3: ADVENT

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Connects the coming of Jesus with the promise revealed in the Old Testament and looks at the titles that were given to the expected Messiah in the Old Testament.

UNIT 4: CHRISTMAS

Core pLAN

SUPPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE

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Explores the difficulties faced by Mary and Joseph as revealed in Mathew’s Gospel, including the role of King Herod.

The implications of the Christmas story for us today are also looked at.

UNIT 5: REVELATION

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Study of certain parables looks at our understanding of the Kingdom of God and explores how the divine revelation is communicated, particularly in baptism.

Explores  stories told by Guru Nanak and other gurus.

UNIT 6: SACRAMENTS

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Looks at the commitment expressed in the Sacraments of  Holy Orders and Matrimony.

UNIT 7: LENT

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Looks at the concept of temptation.

Looks at how preparation for Easter involves becoming more like Jesus through St Paul’s teaching.

Explores Jewish understanding of repentance.

UNIT 8: HOLY WEEK

Core pLAN

SUPPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE

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Provides a focus on Jesus driving the traders from the temple.

UNIT 9: EASTER

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Examines the Church’s belief in eternal life, as shown in the Easter story.

Explores the story of Lazarus.

Looks at symbolism in Hinduism.

UNIT 10: PENTECOST AND MISSION

Core pLAN Supplementary Guidance

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Explores the Church’s belief in the Holy Spirit within the Trinity.

Looks at the role of the apostles proclaiming the Good News.