Curriculum - Religious Education

Subject Key Objective Progression & Development by Year Groups

The following is a guide to help you understand your child’s progression through school. All lessons are differentiated. This means teachers plan activities that enable the objective to be learned by all children including those who will find the objective challenging, those children who with hard work will secure good progress and those children who can tackle extra stretch and challenge in this subject.

Church Windows

Year 1

Autumn 1

Places in Christianity: What makes a place special for Christian people?

Vineyard in front of a Church

Autumn 2


Focus on the Christmas story.

Nativity Scene

Spring 1

Family in Judaism

How does being Jewish make a difference to family and celebration?

Synagogue 1

Spring 2

What is a Jewish Festival?

What do they celebrate?

Hanukkah Candles

Summer 1 and

Summer 2


What do Christian and Jewish stories tell us?

Creation, David and Goliath, Daniel and the Lion’s den, Temple Lamp and other stories.

Year 2