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Religious Education

Y7 RE Scheme of Work

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

 Introduction to Religion

Festivals of Light  – Christmas/ Hanukkah/ Divali

Signs and Symbols

 

 

  • Must include:
  • Why Study Religion?
  • God and gods
  • Monotheism/Polytheism/
  • Animism
  • Belief & Commitment
  • Atheism/Agnostic/Theist
  • Religion Basics
  • Christian Denominations

 

  • Must include: Christmas (Birth Narratives/Religious customs) and New Testament (at least one lesson on NT – What is it? Focus on Gospels and their importance).
  • At least one other non-Christian festival must be covered e.g. Divali, Hanukkah

 

  • Different religious symbols e.g. Christianity- Cross, fish, anchor.
  • Symbolism
  • Cover at least two different religion’s symbols.

 

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Ancient Religion

   

The Bible/ Old Testament/
Sources of Authority

Start of Year 8 Syllabus

 

  • Three from either:
  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Egypt
  • Celtic
  • Norse

 

 

  • Must include:
  • Bible Referencing
  • How the Bible is made up?
  • What is the Old Testament?
  • At least ONE of the following:
  • The Flood
  • Abraham
  • Joseph
  • Joshua
  • Saul
  • David
  • Solomon
  • Sources of authority

 

  • N.B New Testament/
  • Gospels is covered, when Christmas is completed in Festivals 

 

LAS 2012 onwards – KS3 – Must cover Christianity and at least two other principle religions, including Judaism/Islam and Buddhism/Hinduism/Sikhism.

All areas of overview covered from unit 1 through to unit 19. All six principle religions covered.

Our programme covers AT1 – Learning about religion and AT2 – Learning from Religion

 

Lesson Number

Topic

Learning Objectives

Context

Success Criteria/
Assessment Criteria

1

Introduction to Religion

Investigate how religion has an effect on their lives.
Understand why RE is studied in schools.
Reflect on their own reasons for studying RE.

 

 

 

Reasons for studying religion

Can state some evidence for the existence of religion in our world.
Can develop some of the elements to include for the different religions (e.g. names of special buildings). They will also be able to state some of the reasons for studying RE.
Can show a good grasp of the elements of the religions and also of how they affect people’s lives. They will show insight into the reasons for studying RE.

2

Introduction to Religion

Understand what belief means.
Explore the difference between a belief, a fact and an opinion.
Reflect on their own experiences of trust and belief.

Belief, faith, fact and opinion

Can identify the difference between a belief, a fact and an opinion.
Can suggest their own beliefs, facts and opinions.
Can make a connection between belief, trust and faith.

3

Introduction to Religion

Analyse what being religious means.
Reflect on how beliefs can be expressed in actions.
Evaluate what difference having a religious belief might make to someone’s life.

Belief in practice

Can explain what ‘being religious’ might mean.
Can identify how people might put their beliefs into action and give some examples.
Can evaluate the difference a religious belief might make to someone’s life and understand that in many aspects religious and non-religious people might perform similar deeds for different reasons.

 

4

Introduction to Religion

Investigate what Christians believe about Jesus
Identify some of their own beliefs and how these influence them.
Evaluate the relevance of the teachings of Jesus in the world today.

Beliefs about Jesus

Can explain some Christian beliefs about Jesus.
Can give examples of Jesus’ teachings and explain how these beliefs might influence Christians today.
Can evaluate the relevance of Jesus’ teachings for today and will identify how their own beliefs have an impact on their lives.

5

Introduction to Religion

Investigate what Muslims believe about Allah.
Explain how these beliefs in Allah affect the way Muslims act.
Express their own beliefs and explain how they put them into action.

Beliefs about Allah

Can explain the concepts of Tawhid, Risalah, and Akirah.
Can explain how they put beliefs into action in their own lives.
Can explain the way in which beliefs about Allah might affect a Muslim’s life.

6

Introduction to Religion

Explore what the Five Pillars of Islam are.
Reflect on how two of the Five Pillars of Islam affect a Muslim’s life
Express their own response to the concept of Zakah.
Reflect on their own response to helping people in need.

Five Pillars of Islam

Can explain some of the ways Muslims express their faith.
Can express the beliefs behind the action along with their own response to the concept of zakah.
Can evaluate the viewpoints expressed and show understanding and insight into their impact on a Muslim’s life.

7

Introduction to Religion

Find out about some Buddhist beliefs.
Investigate how these beliefs are reflected in the Noble Eightfold Path and the Five Precepts.
Evaluate which beliefs they think are most important.

Buddhist Beliefs

Can explain some of the important Buddhist beliefs and how these came from Buddha’s experiences.
Can explain how these beliefs are put into practice.
Can give practical examples to illustrate the steps on the Noble Eightfold Path and also to evaluate Buddhist teachings.

8

Introduction to Religion

Understand what religions teach about how to treat people, animals and the environment
Explain what the most important beliefs are for members of the chosen religion.
Reflect on how following a religion might change your life.
Make comparisons between different religions.
Decide which beliefs you feel are important for yourself and the world we live in.

Religion and the Environment

Can understand what religions teach about how to treat people, animals and the environment
Can explain what the most important beliefs are for members of the chosen religion.
Can reflect on how following a religion might change your life.
Can make comparisons between different religions.
Can decide which beliefs you feel are important for yourself and the world we live in.

9

Festivals of Light

Explore the festival of Diwali/Divali

 

 

Festival of Divali/Diwali

Can state what Divali is.
Can explain some of the aspects of Divali.
Can explain, in detail, the importance of Divali for Hindus and compare it to Christmas

10

Festivals of Light

Examine the story of Rama and Sita

 

 

The Story of Rama and Sita

Can state what happens in the story of Rama and Sita
Can explain, in detail, the story of Rama and Sita.
Can analyse some of the characters from the story of Rama and Sita and explain the importance of the story for Divali.

11

Festivals of Light

Explore the importance of Advent for Christians

 

Advent

Can state what Advent is.
Can explain the importance of Advent.
Can explain, in detail, the importance of Advent and the meaning of some Advent traditions.

12

Festivals of Light

Examine the Jesus birth narratives (stories)

 

 

Jesus Birth Narratives - 1

Can state where the story of Jesus’ birth can be found.
Can explain what happens in the Jesus birth stories.
Can compare the birth stories of Matthew and Luke and point out similarities and differences.

13

Festivals of Light

Examine the Jesus birth narratives (stories)

 

 

Jesus Birth Narratives - 2

Can state where the story of Jesus’ birth can be found.
Can explain what happens in the Jesus birth stories.
Can compare the birth stories of Matthew and Luke and point out similarities and differences.

14

Festivals of Light

Explore the origins of Christmas and of some Christmas traditions

Christmas

Can state why Christmas is important.
Can explain the meaning and history behind at least one Christian Christmas tradition.
Can evaluate the importance of these traditions and explain, in detail, the history of Christmas

15

Symbols and Code Breaking

Evaluate the idea that symbols are an important method of communication.
Think about how symbols are used to convey ideas, beliefs and feelings.

 

The use of Symbols

Can understand the importance of interpreting symbols.
Can evaluate the ways that symbols are used as an effective form of communication.
Can explain the ways in which symbols are used by others.

16

Symbols and Code Breaking

Examine the different ways in which stories are used.
Evaluate the reliability of stories.
Investigate the idea that stories can be used to express ‘truth’.

Religion and Story

Can demonstrate what is meant by fiction, fact and opinion.
Can show they know the difference between fact and opinion.
Can explain the differences between two versions of ‘truth’ from the same event.

17

Symbols and Code Breaking

Examine the ways in which religions express their beliefs through stories.
Explain how the Gospel birth stories show important Christian beliefs about Jesus.

Religious Beliefs in Christian Tradition

Can understand that religions use stories to express their beliefs.
Can explain what happened in the Gospels’ birth stories
Can state the differences between Matthew and Luke’s birth stories and explain why the purpose of the birth stories.

18

Symbols and Code Breaking

Interpret some visual symbols.
Discuss how many meanings can be expressed in one visual symbol.
Express their own ideas using visual symbols.

Symbols of Everyday Life – Visual 1

Can understand that visual symbols can be interpreted in many different ways.
Can express their own messages through the use of visual symbols.
Can conduct their own research to examine different religious symbols and their meanings.

19

Symbols and Code Breaking

Interpret some visual symbols.
Discuss how many meanings can be expressed in one visual symbol.
Express their own ideas using visual symbols.

Symbols of Everyday Life – Visual 2

Can understand that visual symbols can be interpreted in many different ways.
Can express their own messages through the use of visual symbols.
Can conduct their own research to examine different religious symbols and their meanings.

20

Symbols and Code Breaking

Analyse the ways that symbolic actions are regularly used.
Explore the meanings these actions express.
Discuss and reflect upon the effect of symbolic actions throughout a person’s life.

Symbols of Everyday Life – Actions 1

Can understand non-religious uses of symbolic action.
Can explain the ways that religious actions are sometimes regularly used.
Can explain the impact that symbolic actions can have on a person’s life.

21

Symbols and Code Breaking

Analyse the ways that symbolic actions are regularly used.
Explore the meanings these actions express.
Discuss and reflect upon the effect of symbolic actions throughout a person’s life.

Symbols of Everyday Life – Actions 2

Can understand non-religious uses of symbolic action.
Can explain the ways that religious actions are sometimes regularly used.
Can explain the impact that symbolic actions can have on a person’s life.

22

Symbols and Code Breaking

Investigate the use of a range of symbols used in worship.
Analyse how different symbols can be combined to express a key religious belief.

Symbols in Worship

Can understand how religious rituals can play an important part in worship.
Can evaluate the use of a range of symbols within a ritual.
Can consider how they express the beliefs that are important to them.

23

Symbols and Code Breaking

Draw a mandala using symbols that show ‘a world of beliefs’.
Interpret or ‘decode’ symbols.
Explain that symbols can be understood in different ways.
Reflect on the importance of symbols for personal experience and world issues.

Mandala Symbol Assessment

Can draw a mandala using symbols that show ‘a world of beliefs’.
Can interpret or ‘decode’ symbols.
Can explain that symbols can be understood in different ways.
Can reflect on the importance of symbols for personal experience and world issues.

24

Bible/Old Testament/Religious Authority

Examine the Christian Holy book – The Bible.

 

 

 

The Bible

Can give a brief description of what the Bible is.
Can explain, in detail, some facts about the Bible and name some of the books from the Bible.
Can explain the importance of the Bible for Christians and evaluate its importance today.

25

Bible/Old Testament/Religious Authority

Explore Bible referencing

Bible References

Can explain what a Bible reference is.
Can look up a basic Bible reference.
Can demonstrate the ability to look up numerous Bible references, without assistance, and provide reasons as to why this skill is important to Christians

26

Bible/Old Testament/Religious Authority

Explore an Old Testament story of their choice.

Old Testament

Can identify an Old Testament story of their choice and give a brief description of events.
Can identify an Old Testament story of their choice and give a detailed description of events.
Can evaluate the importance of this story for Christians today.

27

Bible/Old Testament/Religious Authority

Examine a specific story from the Bible – The story of King David.

King David

Can give a brief description of the life of King David.
Can provide a detailed description of the life of King David.
Can evaluate the teachings people could take from the story of King David ad the qualities that make David a good leader.

28

Bible/Old Testament/Religious Authority

Explore the Bible as a source of authority
Examine what makes a good leader.

Bible as a Source of Authority

Can state what authority is.
Can explain why the Bible is a source of authority to Christians and what qualities a leader should have.
Can evaluate qualities needed to be a leader and think of times when they display these qualities.

29

Ancient Religions

Explore the Pantheon of Roman and Greek gods.

 

Polytheism - Greek and Roman gods and goddesses

Can name some of the Roman gods and goddesses.
Can explain what the Pantheon is and why some of the gods and goddesses are important (at least 3).
Can explain, for more than three of the gods and goddesses, why they are important and will be able to explain how Romans changed from believing in the Pantheon to believing in just one God (Christian).

30

Ancient Religions

Examine the different Egyptian gods and why they were important to the Egyptians.

 

Polytheism - Egyptian gods and goddesses

Can produce a basic presentation on the Egyptian gods (name, appearance and brief description).
Can produce a presentation on the Egyptian gods (name, appearance, description and explain why they were important to the Egyptians).
Can produce a comprehensive and detailed presentation on the Egyptian gods (as MOST but with comparison of the Egyptian and Roman gods).

31

Ancient Religions

To explore Norse Mythology

 

Norse Mythology

Can name some of the Norse gods.
Can explain some of the stories and roles of the Norse gods.
Can evaluate why the Norse gods were important for those who believed in them and how they affect today’s world.

 

Y8 RE Scheme of Work

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Jesus’ Ministry/ The life of Jesus

Judaism - Moses and the Passover/Exodus

Places of Worship

 

 

  • The Person of Christ
  • Baptism
  • Apostles & Disciples
  • Parables
  • Miracles
  • N.B The Birth and the Passion are covered elsewhere. – Festivals 1 and 2.

 

 

  • The importance of Moses
  • Exodus
  • Seder Meal
  • Passover
  • Ten Commandments

 

 

  • Must include:
  • What is worship? Christian places of worship and at least ONE other religion’s place of worship e.g. Gurdwara, Synagogue.
  • N.B Religious leaders such as Priests/Ministers , and their roles, must also be covered when examining places of worship.

 

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Islam &
Buddhism

Festivals 2 -Lent and Easter

 

Hinduism

 

  • The Life of Muhammad
  • The Five Pillars
  • The Qur’an
  • Mosques
  • Special Occasions 
  • The Life of the Buddha
  • The Four Noble Truths
  • The Eightfold Path
  • Reincarnation

 

  • Must include: The customs and importance of Lent and Easter for Christians.
  • Temptation.
  • Jesus’ last week – Crucifixion
  • Resurrection

 

  • What is Hinduism?
  • Beliefs: Gods
  • Worship
  • Festivals

LAS 2012 onwards – KS3 – Must cover Christianity and at least two other principle religions, including Judaism/Islam and Buddhism/Hinduism/Sikhism.

All areas of overview covered from unit 1 through to unit 19. All six principle religions covered.

Our programme covers AT1 – Learning about religion and AT2 – Learning from Religion

 

Lesson Number

Topic

Learning Objectives

Context

Success Criteria/
Assessment Criteria

1

The ministry and life of Jesus

Consider what they know about Jesus.
Reflect on Jesus’ importance in today’s world.

 

 

 

Who is Jesus?

Can state what they know about the life of Jesus
Can explain how the birth narratives of Jesus suggest he was important.
Can explain and possibly evaluate the occasions that they have come across the name of Jesus in their lives.

2

The ministry and life of Jesus

Examine the historical background to the life and times of Jesus.
Consider why Jesus is considered as a Messiah by some.

Background to Jesus

Can state some of the problems the people of Palestine faced during the life of Jesus.
Can explain what a Messiah is.
Can evaluate why some see Jesus as the Messiah, whereas, others don’t.

3

The ministry and life of Jesus

Consider who Jesus’ disciples were and why he chose them.

Jesus and the disciples

Can state what a disciple is and provide and example of something they follow.
Can state who the disciples were and explain some of the qualities the disciples had.
Can explain, in detail, the qualities the disciples had and evaluate why Jesus chose these twelve disciples.

4

The ministry and life of Jesus

Consider what miracles are.

Miracles

Can state what miracles are and provide their own view.
Can explain what happened in the story of the ‘Man born Blind’.
Can evaluate if miracles are real or not.

5

The ministry and life of Jesus

Examine what happened to Lazarus
Identify why his experience with Jesus made a difference
Reflect on the challenge this event presents for our own beliefs

An example of a miracle

Can give an account of what happened to Lazarus.
Can explain how Lazarus’ experience with Jesus made a difference.
Can evaluate if people can really come back to life and compare their own view with that of a Christians.

6-9

Judaism – Moses, Exodus and the Passover

Explore the Exodus story

 

 

The Exodus

Can give a brief description of the main events of the Exodus story.
Can give a detailed description of the main events of the Exodus story
Can give a detailed explanation, in chronological order, of the Exodus story and evaluate the emotions of people from the story.

10

Judaism – Moses, Exodus and the Passover

Consider the 10 Commandments as a moral code.

The 10 Commandments

Can name some of the 10 commandments.
Can name all of the 10 commandments and give reason for their importance to Jews/Christians
Can explain the importance of rules and evaluate why people need moral codes.

11-12

Judaism – Moses, Exodus and the Passover

Explore Passover/      Pesach

The Passover meal

Can design a celebration to highlight an important event
Can explain what Passover is.
Can compare their own celebrations with that of the Passover/Pesach.

13-15

Places of Worship

Examine the main features and parts of Christian churches

 

 

Churches

Can name some of the main features of a Christian church.
Can explain the main features of a Christian church and locate them.
Can identify the features of a Christian church, based on their description and explain them in detail.
Can compare  and explain different denomination’s churches/places of worship.

16

Places of Worship

Explore a Sikh Gurdwara.

 

 

Gurdwaras

Can design their own symbolic flag and explain its meaning.
Can explain some of the feature of a Gurdwara and what happens there.
Can explain and provide examples of how a Langar might work.

17

Places of Worship

Explore Islamic worship, including Mosques.

 

Mosques

Can state the purpose of a Mosque
Can explain the main features of a Mosque
Can explain what happens at a Mosque, in detail.

18

Islam

Explore their views on Islam.
Consider some basic facts about Islam.

 

Views on Islam

Can state what they associate with Islam.
Can provide some facts on Islam.
Can evaluate their own views on Islam and establish what else they would like to know.

19

Islam

Explore the life of Muhammad and his importance to Islam.

Muhammad

Can state why guidance is important and why Muhammad is a guide to Muslims.
Can explain some of the key events in Muhammad’s life.
Can give a detailed explanation of Muhammad’s life and evaluate his importance to Islam.

20

Islam

Explore the 5 pillars of Islam

The 5 Pillars

Can say why the 5 pillars are important to Muslims.
Can explain each of the 5 pillars.
Can evaluate how the 5 pillars affect the lives of Muslims

21

Lent and Easter

To explore what happens during Lent and why Ash Wednesday is important
To examine what happened on Palm Sunday

 

Ash Wednesday and Palm Sunday

Can state what Lent is and name one tradition associated with it.
Can explain why Ash Wednesday is important.
Can evaluate what they would try to change in their lives to become a better person, showing empathy with Christians.

22

Lent and Easter

To consider why Jesus became angry in the Temple.
To examine the importance the Last Supper.

 

Jesus in the Temple and The Last Supper

Can state what Holy Week is and name some events from it.
Can explain the events of Jesus becoming angry in the Temple and the Last Supper.
Can evaluate how the disciples would have reacted to these events.

23-24

Lent and Easter

Examine the main events of Jesus’ arrest, trial and crucifixion.

 

Jesus’ arrest, trial and crucifixion

Can state the main events of Good Friday.
Can explain what happened at these events, in detail.
Can evaluate the emotions of the people involved in these events.

25

Lent and Easter

Consider what happened to Jesus’ body after his crucifixion.

Resurrection - Part 1

Can describe some of the events at the Resurrection.
Can explain what Christians believe happened to Jesus body and why.
Can evaluate what could have happened to the body and draw conclusions.

26

Lent and Easter

Examine what the Resurrection is
Consider why Christians believe that Jesus died.

 

Resurrection - Part 2

Can state what the Resurrection is
Can explain why the Resurrection is important to Christians
Can explain and evaluate the meaning of the Resurrection, using a comparison with ‘The Lion, the Witch and the wardrobe’.

27

Hinduism

To explore the Hindu Caste System

 

The Hindu Caste System

Can state what the Caste system is.
Can explain the different Castes.
Can evaluate the Hindu Caste System

28

Hinduism

To consider the main basic Hindu beliefs
To think about how Hindus see the world and how they show respect for it

 

Hindu beliefs

Can explain what dharma, Atman, Karma and ahimsa are.
Can explain these beliefs in detail, making some links between them (how they work together).
Can evaluate the different ways in which Hindus can and cannot complete their dharma (duty).

29

Hinduism

To understand how the Hindu God takes many forms
To realise that Hindus may worship different deities depending on their needs or priorities

Hindu Deities

Can name some Hindu gods
Can state what the trimurti is and describe some of the gods.
Can explain why some of the gods might be worshipped depending on people’s needs/priorities.

30

Hinduism

To explore the story of the Elephant headed god – Ganesha
To consider the importance of Ganesha to Hindus.

Ganesha

Can state who Ganesha is
Can explain the story of Ganesha and how Hindus worship him.
Can explain why Ganesha is important and explain some of the rituals surrounding him.

31

Hinduism

To investigate different views about how animals should be treated.

 

How Hindus treat animals

Can state the different ways humans use/treat animals.
Can express their own views on animal treatment and using them for food.
Can explain the Hindu view on animals and evaluate others views on animals.

32

Hinduism

To examine why the cow is important to Hindus.

The Sacred Cow

Can state one reason why the cow is special to Hindus.
Can provide a variety of reasons why the cow is special to Hindus
Can explain in detail the importance of the cow to Hindus and how they treat the cow.

33

Buddhism

Examine the basic beliefs of Buddhism.

 

Buddhist beliefs

Can identify the main places in the world where Buddhism is practiced.
Can explain some basic Buddhist beliefs.
Can evaluate Buddhist ideas on life after death.

34-35

Buddhism

Examine the life of Siddartha Gautama

 

Siddartha Gautama

Can state who Siddartha Gautama is.
Can explain what made Siddartha Gautama become Buddha.
Can evaluate the choices the Buddha made in his life.

36

Buddhism

To explore what the Eightfold path is
To consider how the Eightfold path applies to everyday situations

The Eightfold path

Can state what the Eightfold path is.
Can explain the different parts to the Eightfold path.
Can evaluate the difficulties with keeping the eightfold path in today’s world.

37

Buddhism

To examine the 4 Noble Truths.

 

The 4 Noble Truths

Can state what the 4 Noble Truths are.
Can explain each of the 4 Noble Truths and state what wants they have.
Can evaluate how easy it would be to follow the 4 Noble Truths.

 

Y9 RE Scheme of Work

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Rites of Passage

Sikhism

 

The Holocaust and discrimination

 

  • Birth
  • Initiation
  • Marriage
  • Death and the Afterlife

 

 

  • The 5 K’s
  • The Gurdwara
  • Guru Granth Sahib.
  • Sikh Gurus
  • The Khalsa

 

 

  • Anti-Semitism
  • Nazi Germany
  • Rights & Wrongs
  • Anne Frank
  • Racism

 

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Pilgrimage

Ultimate Questions/ Moral and Social Issues

Start of GCSE
Religious Studies/Ethics

 

  • Lourdes
  • Hajj/Mecca
  • Jerusalem
  • The Golden Temple

 

 

  • What are ultimate questions?
  • Does God Exist?
  • How did we get here?
  • Creation and the Fall/Big Bang/Evolution
  • The Problem of Suffering
  • The Environment

 

 

Introduction to Philosophy and/or Ethics

LAS 2012 onwards – KS3 – Must cover Christianity and at least two other principle religions, including Judaism/Islam and Buddhism/Hinduism/Sikhism.

All areas of overview covered from unit 1 through to unit 19. All six principle religions covered.

Our programme covers AT1 – Learning about religion and AT2 – Learning from Religion

 

Lesson Number

Topic

Learning Objectives

Context

Success Criteria/
Assessment Criteria

1

Rites of Passage

Examine the main events in life.

 

 

Journey Through Life

Can list the main events in life.
Can explain their own most important events in life
Can evaluate their own, and others, views on the most important events in life.

2

Rites of Passage

Consider rules for talking about death and the afterlife
Examine what is involved in the event of someone’s death.

Life after death

Can give their own definition of a rite of passage and demonstrate they can discuss the issue of death sensitively.
Can evaluate how death is a sensitive issues and needs to be dealt with carefully.
Can evaluate what is involved in the event of someone’s death.

3

Rites of Passage

Examine Hindu ideas about Reincarnation.
Consider evidence of Reincarnation.

Reincarnation

Can explain what Reincarnation is Can explain Hindu views on Reincarnation
Can explain how Hindus deal with death and evaluate if there is any evidence of Reincarnation.

4

Rites of Passage

Consider the importance of Funerals to Christians.

Funerals

Can state the main parts of a Christian funeral.
Can state why funerals are important to Christians.
Can evaluate the importance of coming to terms with bereavement.

5

Rites of Passage

Examine Christian baptism

Baptism

Can identify the main parts of a Christian Baptism service
Can state why Christians baptise and explain the symbols of baptism.
Can explain and evaluate the difference between infant and adult baptism.

6

Rites of Passage

Explore Christian confirmation

Confirmation

Can state what confirmation is.
Can explain what happens at confirmation
Can explain and evaluate the importance of confirmation for Christians

7

Rites of Passage

Examine Christian Marriage ceremonies.

Marriage

Can state what happens at a Christian wedding.
Can explain some of the symbolism at a Christian wedding.
Can evaluate the importance of marriage.

8

Rites of Passage

Explore Sikh wedding ceremonies.

Sikh wedding

Can name some of the main features of a Sikh Wedding.
Can explain, in detail, what happens at a Sikh Wedding.
Can draw comparisons between Sikh and Christian weddings, evaluating similarities and differences.

9

Sikhism

Examine the main Sikh beliefs
Explore the Sikh naming ceremony

 

Sikh beliefs and naming ceremony

Can name some of the main Sikh beliefs
Can state what happens at a Sikh naming ceremony
Can explain in detail what happens at a Sikh naming ceremony

10

Sikhism

Consider the importance of the 10 Gurus for Sikhs.

 

The 10 human Gurus

Can name some of the 10 Gurus
Can explain why the Gurus were important to Sikhism
Can explain, in detail, what the 10 Gurus did to make them important to Sikhism.

11

Sikhism

Examine the importance of Guru Gobind Singh to Sikhs
Consider what happens at Vaisakhi

 

Guru Gobind Singh and Vaisakhi

Can state who Guru Gobind Singh and his importance to Sikhism
Can plan a Vaisakhi procession
Can evaluate what is needed to plan a Vaisakhi procession and what needs to be taken into account.

12

Sikhism

To examine what is involved in being a Khalsa Sikh.

 

Being a Khalsa Sikh

Can state what the 5 K’s are
Can explain what a Khalsa Sikh is and what it involves
Can evaluate what it must be like to be a Khalsa Sikh

13

Sikhism

To examine the life of Guru Nanak

 

 

 

The life of Guru Nanak

Can state that Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism and what makes a good leader
Can state why Guru Nanak is important to Sikhism and name two pieces of information about the Guru. Can explain key parts of Guru Nanak’s life and evaluate if he was a good leader.

14

The Holocaust and Discrimination

To explore prejudice and discrimination

Prejudice and discrimination

Can state what discrimination is and name some of your rights.
Can provide examples of discrimination and will explain what it means to lose your rights.
Can evaluate consequences and issues surrounding discrimination and losing your rights.

15

The Holocaust and Discrimination

To examine what the Holocaust was
To explore the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis

Holocaust

Can state what the Holocaust was.
Can explain some of the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
Can evaluate why the Nazis persecuted the Jews in this way.

16

The Holocaust and Discrimination

To examine what the Holocaust was
To explore the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis

Genocide

Can state what the Holocaust was.
Can explain some of the persecution of the Jews by the Nazis.
Can evaluate why the Nazis persecuted the Jews in this way.

17

The Holocaust and Discrimination

To examine the life of Anne Frank.

Anne Frank

Can give a description of who Anne Frank is and what happened to her.
Can give an explanation of the life of Anne Frank, including some of the main events of her life.
Can give a detailed explanation of the life of Anne Frank and will be able to show empathy for the victims of the Holocaust.

18

The Holocaust and Discrimination

To examine the life of Anne Frank.

The legacy of Anne Frank

Can give a description of who Anne Frank is and what happened to her.
Can give an explanation of the life of Anne Frank, including some of the main events of her life.
Can give a detailed explanation of the life of Anne Frank and will be able to show empathy for the victims of the Holocaust.

19

Pilgrimage

Consider what journeys you have made and think about a place that is special to you.

 

Special Journeys

Can provide some journeys they have made and say which was their favourite .
Can choose their own special place and explain its importance.
Can explain the feelings people might experience visiting special places.

20

Pilgrimage

To examine what pilgrimage is and name some examples.

What is Pilgrimage

Can state what pilgrimage is
Can name some reasons why people go on pilgrimages.
Can provide some examples of places of pilgrimage.

21

Pilgrimage

To explore Muslim pilgrimage - Hajj

 

Hajj

Can state what Hajj is.
Can explain what happens at Hajj.
Can explain in detail what happens at Hajj and evaluate the importance of pilgrimage.

22

Pilgrimage

To explore Muslim pilgrimage - Hajj

 

Hajj

Can state what Hajj is.
Can explain what happens at Hajj.
Can explain in detail what happens at Hajj and evaluate the importance of pilgrimage.

23

Pilgrimage

To explore a Sikh place of pilgrimage – The Golden Temple at Amritsar.

Amritsar

Can name a Sikh place of pilgrimage.
Can describe what the Golden Temple is like and some of its features.
Can explain the importance of Golden Temple to Sikhs and compare it with other places of pilgrimage.

24

Ultimate Questions

To understand what is meant by an ultimate question.

What is an Ultimate Question?

Can provide a definition of the term ultimate question.
Can provide an example of an ultimate question.
Can evaluate the importance of ultimate questions.

25

Ultimate Questions

To explore the different beliefs about God.

Beliefs about God

Can state what an atheist, theist and agnostic is.
Can explain which belief group they belong to and provide a reason for their view.
Can explain and evaluate the reasons why some people believe in God and some reasons why some people don’t.

26

Ultimate Questions

To consider if God exists.
To examine the First Cause argument.

First Cause Argument

Can provide a view on different statement about God.
Can state and explain what proof some people offer that God exists.
Can explain the First Cause Argument and evaluate it.

27

Ultimate Questions

To explore the Design Argument as an argument of God’s existence.

Design Argument

Can state what the design argument is.
Can explain Paley’s
watch (design) argument, in detail.
Can evaluate Paley’s watch argument and give reasons for their own views.

28

Ultimate Questions

To examine the 6 days of creation.

Creationism versus Science

Can state how Christians believe the world was created.
Can explain what happened during the 6 days of creation.
Can explain in detail the 6 days of creation and evaluate its relevance in today’s world.

29

Ultimate Questions

To consider different ideas about creation and origins of the earth

Creationism versus Science

Can state at least two ideas about how the world was created.
Can explain scientific theories on the origins of life.
Can evaluate how scientific views and religious views can work together.

30

Ultimate Questions

To examine different types of suffering.
To explore a case study of suffering – Bosnian War.

Suffering

Can give examples of suffering.
Can explain what type of suffering these examples are.
Can evaluate a specific example of suffering, explaining what religious questions it might bring up.

31

Ultimate Questions

To consider reasons Christians give for suffering – The story of Job.

Suffering in the Bible

Can give brief details on the story of Job.
Can explain the story of job, in detail, and give a reason why Christians believe people suffer.
Can explain all three reasons why people suffer, according to the story of Job

32

Ultimate Questions

To recall the problem of Evil and consider what good can come from evil.
To consider if obedience can be a cause of evil.

The Problem of Evil

Can recap on what the problem of evil is.
Can explain if good can come from evil and if obedience can be a cause of evil.
Can evaluate the Milgram experiment as a way of deciding if obedience is a cause of evil.

 

Year 10-11 Ethics Scheme of Work

Half Term 1

Half Term 2

Half term 3

Politics & Human Relationships

Medical Ethics

Medical Ethics

  • Democracy
  • Government
  • Introduction to Ethics
  • Love/Relationships
  • Sex & Contraception
  • Family – Roles of Men and Women
  • Marriage Adultery
  • Divorce
  • What are Medical Ethics?
  • Fertility Treatments
  • When does Life begin?
  • Abortion
  • Euthanasia

 

  • Case study on Euthanasia continued.
  • Arguments for and against Euthanasia
  • Hospice Movement
  • Animal Rights
  • Arguments for and against animal rights/testing

 

Half Term 4

Half term 5

(Year 11) Half Term 6

Social Issues and Social Injustice

Rights/Responsibilities and Employment

Politics & Participation

  • Case study - Stephen Lawrence
  • The London Riots 2011
  • Martin Luther King
  • Social Network revolutions (How Facebook changed the world – Egypt/Arab Springs, etc.)
  • How people deal with disabilities/mental health issues

 

  • Fair Trade
  • Immigration and work
  • Employee skills
  • Qualifications and Earnings
  • Trade Unions
  • Employee rights and law.
  • Consumer Rights

 

  • Political ideologies
  • Terrorism
  • Pressure groups
  • The main political parties in the UK
  • Current political issues

RS Agreed Syllabus
RE and Citizenship are incorporated into a new course entitled ‘Ethics’. Students receive one lesson a week (1 hour) for this subject. TLPG is responsible for the RE content/schemes. JRC is responsible for the citizenship content/schemes.
RE sections are taken from the OCR short course GCSE Religious studies B: Philosophy and Ethics. This covers the KS4 requirement of the Lincolnshire Agreed Syllabus 2012.