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What is the overall aim of what we are learning in RE?

The aim of our RE curriculum is to provide students with a knowledge and understanding of the range of religions and world views found in the UK and around the world. We want students to appreciate the way in which religious beliefs can shape personal and social life and contribute to personal and moral morality.

What are the students learning in Year 7 & 8?

For each enquiry, students examine the religions and worldviews with a focus on believing, behaving and belonging.

Why are they learning these things?

The curriculum helps students to develop an understanding of the religious traditions and world-views represented in Ealing. 

Year 7 - Scheme of Learning Overview
7.1 Living in a multi-faith society  
7.2 Who was Jesus?  
7.3 The significance of Prophet Mohammed  
7.4 Sikh Beliefs and practice  
7.5 Hindu Beliefs and practice  
Year 8 - Scheme of Learning Overview
8.1  Why do we suffer?  
8.2  Atheism and unbelief in the modern world  
8.3  The World of Buddahism  
8.4  Judaism in the modern world  

 

What are the students learning in Year 9, 10 & 11?

Students build on the content and skills they learnt at key stage 3, continuing their focus on believing, behaving and belonging.

Why are they learning these things?

The curriculum helps to prepare students to encounter a range of beliefs and values presented locally, nationally and globally.

Year 9 - Scheme of Learning Overview
9.1 Religion and ethical issues  
9.2 Religion and the family  
9.3 Faith in the UK  
9.4 Islam and moral issues  
9.5 Religion and conflict  
Year 10 - Scheme of Learning Overview
10.1 Religion and belief in contemporary culture  
10.2 Religious festivals  
10.3 The Baha'i faith  
10.4 Sources of Authority in Islam  
10.5 Belief in God  
Year 11 - Scheme of Learning Overview
11.1  Issues with science and religion  
11.2 Religious beliefs on life after death  
11.3 Religion and the family  
11.4 Alternative religions  


What are students learning in Year 12 & 13?

Students build on the content and skills they learnt at key stage 4, continuing their focus on believing, behaving and belonging.

Why are they learning these things? 

The curriculum helps to prepare students to encounter a range of beliefs and values presented locally, nationally and globally.
 

Year 12 - Scheme of Learning Overview
12.1  Religion and Ethics  
12.2  Religion and moral issues  
Year 13 - Scheme of Learning Overview
13.1  Religion and Ethics  
13.2  Philosophy and religion  
13.3  Alternative religions  


How can I find out more about what students are learning?

Schemes of Learning Over the course of this academic year, we will be sharing links to our schemes of learning. You can click on these links to see more about what your child is studying.
Subject Contact The name and email address of the subject leader can be found below. Please feel free to contact them if you have any further questions or would like to learn more about the curriculum students are following.
Subject Leader & email Ms D Whalley         dwhalley@northolthigh.org.uk