By the time children leave Summerswood, they will have a wide understanding of different world religions.
Children will have visited different places of worship at every Key Stage.
Children will have respect and understanding for different beliefs and faiths.
The new Agreed Syllabus 2017-2022 builds on the most recent national guidance of RE including the RE Council’s 2013 Curriculum Framework for Religious Education in England
The curriculum reflects the fact that religious traditions in Britain are in the main Christian while taking account of the teachings and practices of the other 5 principal religions
Aims to ensure that all pupils develop knowledge and understanding of sources of wisdom and their impact whilst exploring personal and critical responses.
All pupils in Hertfordshire schools must follow a coherent and systematic study of the principal religion of Christianity across each key stage
Hertfordshire AS key aim: for a religious and theologically literate child
Children will encounter Christianity and religions and beliefs represented in the class, school or local community. RE will support and a growing sense of the child’s awareness of self, their own community their place within this
Years 1 and 2
(a minimum of 2 religions are to be studied)
Christianity and at least one other religion
Judaism and or Islam (the predominant local religions and beliefs represented)
Years 3 and 4
(a minimum of 4 religions are to be studied)
Christianity and Islam (Y3)
Christianity and Hinduism and Sikhism (Y4)
Years 5 and 6
Christianity and Judaism (Y5)
Christianity and Buddhism (Y6)
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