Year 7-11 Curriculum rationale
Curriculum intent: In RE we aim for students to gain a deep awareness of their own and others’ identities, to wrestle with the mysteries of life and the answers given by a wide variety of religions, belief and non-belief in order to develop a clear sense of what is of real value in world today.
- To begin to explain how beliefs and practices impact a believer.
- To make judgements about divergent views of belief, non-belief and philosophical concepts.
- To develop a subject specific vocabulary.
- To explain and analyse how beliefs and practices impact a believer.
- To evaluate divergent views of belief, non-belief, ethical and philosophical concepts with evidence and examples.
- To build a good subject specific vocabulary and develop discursive writing skills.
- To extend explanation with detailed analysis on how beliefs and practices impact a believer.
- To evaluate divergent views of belief, non-belief, ethical and philosophical concepts with sophisticated critical analysis.
- To show a good subject specific vocabulary in extended discursive writing and application to real life scenarios.
- To demonstrate a knowledge of religion, belief and non-belief including:
- Beliefs, practices and sources of authority
- Influences on individuals, communities and societies
- Similarities and differences within and between religions and beliefs
- To analyse and evaluate aspects of religion, belief and non-belief including their significance and influence in the world today.
- To use a wide range of subject specific knowledge and vocabulary developed over KS3/4 in a variety of writing styles.
- To apply demonstrated knowledge and understanding to a variety of current issues locally, nationally and worldwide.