Religious and Moral Education

Intent: The Big Ideas in RE at Atherton High

A curriculum that strives to contribute to a pupil’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development; to equip pupils with the knowledge and skills to engage with religious, ethical issues and worldviews and developing a sound knowledge and understanding of a variety of religious traditions and cultures.

  1. To know Christianity is the main religious tradition in the UK and to know key Christian beliefs and practices.
  2. To know about two world religions (Islam and Hinduism) and to understand the main beliefs and practices for followers of these religions and understand Britain is a diverse community.
  3. To compare and contrast Christian key beliefs with the religious beliefs from other religious traditions to promote tolerance & respect.
  4. To consider big ethical and philosophical questions in life from religious and non-religious viewpoints to develop an understanding of the world in which we live.
  5. To develop and articulate (written and verbal) personal viewpoints and to respect different views and to think critically about big ethical and philosophical issues.

Knowledge Organisers

Learning Journeys

From seeing the head teacher playing football with the children on the yard, to staff sitting with pupils at lunchtime, everyone works together and there’s a strong feeling of belonging to part of something bigger than just a school”

Mrs Doyle