In accordance with the Statement of Entitlement Document written by the Church of England (2019) we ensure the following:
- Children will study a two-third Christianity and one-third World Faiths curriculum in KS1 and KS2. The World Faiths include; Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Sikhism, Hinduism and Local Faiths in our Community. In EYFS, the children will study a Christianity based curriculum. Children will gain knowledge and understanding of a range of religions and worldviews appreciating diversity, continuity and change within the religions and worldviews being studied.
- Children will have the opportunity to acquire a rich, deep knowledge and understanding of Christian belief and practice, this should include the ways in which it is unique and diverse.
- Teaching and learning will use an approach that engages with biblical text and theological ideas.
- Children will have the opportunities to learn about and from religion from a variety of resources.
- Children will have opportunities to explore their own response to profound human experiences and universal symbols.
- Children will be encouraged to respond freely to experiences and questions which have a profound or puzzling quality and to use a range of different forms of expression to convey their responses.
- ‘Big’ questions are asked where there isn’t necessarily a right or wrong answer
- We follow the revised London Diocese Board for Schools (LDBS) scheme. This is taught If any parent is concerned over a particular topic, they are encouraged to discuss the matter with the Head teacher and or Subject Leader. These discussions are always handled sensitively.