Essential characteristics of Religious Education
•An outstanding level of religious understanding and knowledge.
•A thorough engagement with a range of ultimate questions about the meaning and significance of existence.
•The ability to ask significant and highly reflective questions about religion and demonstrate an excellent understanding of issues related to the nature, truth and value of religion.
•A strong understanding of how the beliefs, values, practices and ways of life within any religion cohere together.
•Exceptional independence; the ability to think for themselves and take the initiative in, for example, asking questions, carrying out investigations, evaluating ideas and working constructively with others.
•Significant levels of originality, imagination or creativity, which are shown in their responses to their learning in RE.
•The ability to link the study of religion and belief to personal reflections on meaning and purpose.
Religious Education is an integral part of the life within Berkley C of E First School. For our full Berkley School SIAMS Report for March 2016 Parents have a right to withdraw their child from R.E. but should consult the head teacher to discuss any implications.
Summer Term Christian Home School Value – CREATIVITY Find your challenge for this term on Creativity – Please find attached information on our Christian theme this term. – Home-school challenge: Christian’s believe that God created our amazing world. We have 7 wonders of the world but what would your 7 wonders of creation be? You could list them, take photos and wrote on the back your reasons why, or produce a powerpoint to share with the school!
We will talking with the children about what this means in both their everyday lives or bigger causes that we support such as charities in the UK and further. The home school challenge is all about a ‘Generosititree so please send in any examples of your children being generous at home (Into school or via email) and we can create a ‘Generositree’ in the playground.
WOW SESSIONS/SPECIAL SERVICES/EVENTS
Autumn Term – Wow Day – Mufti – Raising Money for the Church
KS 2 School Sunday Family Service in Church
HARVEST FESTIVAL in church
Winter Term – Christingle KS 2 School Sunday Family Service in Church
SCHOOL NATIVITY in Church
Spring Term – The Easter Story Wow Day – Children learning and acting out different parts of the Easter Story
KS1 School Sunday Family Service in Church
EASTER SERVICE in church
Summer Term – Easter Garden Competition Sunday Family Service in Church