In order to deliver the aims and expected standards of the syllabus effectively, the expectation is that there is a minimum allocation of 5 per cent of curriculum time for RE. This is set out in the table below, and based on the most recent national guidance.
|4-5s:||36 hours of RE, e.g. 50 minutes a week or some short sessions implemented through continuous provision|
|5-7s:||36 hours of tuition per year (e.g. an hour a week, or less than an hour a week plus a series of RE days)|
|7-11s:||45 hours of tuition per year (e.g. an hour a week, or a series of RE days or weeks amounting to 45+ hours of RE)|
|Reception||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4||Year 5||Year 6|
|F1: Which stories are special and why?||1.1 Who is a Christian and what do they
|1.2 Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?||L2.1 What do different people believe about God?||L2.3 Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?||U2.1 Why do some people think God exists?||U2.3 What do religions say to us when life gets hard?|
|F2: Which people are special and why?||1.6 How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times. (Christian)||1.4 What can we learn from sacred books?||L2.4 Why do people pray?||L2.5 Why are festivals important to religious
Communities? (Muslims and Jewish)
|U2.2 What would Jesus do?||U2.5 Is it better to express your beliefs in arts and
architecture or in charity and generosity?
|F3: Which places are special and why?||1.7 What does it mean to belong to a faith community||1.6 How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times. (Jewish/Muslim)||L2.5 Why are festivals important to religious
|L2.6 Why do some people think that life is like a
journey and what significant experiences mark this?
|U2.4 If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship?||U2.8 What difference does it make to believe in
ahimsa (harmlessness), grace and/or Ummah
|F6: What is special about our world and why?||1.8 How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter?||L2.9 What can we learn from religions about
deciding what is right and wrong?
|U2.6 What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?|