Our syllabus reflects two key indicators of attainment:
Attainment Target 1: Learning about religion and belief.
Attainment Target 2: Learning from religion and belief.
Religious education is a crucial tool that fosters the pupil to acquire knowledge of different religions, beliefs and traditions, whilst considering and expressing their own informed and reflective beliefs, identity and belonging.
Religious education stimulates searching and demanding questions about God, morals, traditions, humanity and the supreme meaning and purpose of life. Our syllabus endeavours to create an environment where the pupils develop their curiosity, enquiry and perspective in relation to these questions.
An awareness and comprehension of religion and belief encourages acknowledgment of diversity without undermining the pupil’s own beliefs. Religious education nurtures the pupil’s ability to reflect whilst respecting and appreciating the opinions of others.
Furthermore, religious education provides the possibilities for individual contemplation and spiritual development, as they enquire into the challenging questions. Activities and lessons are tailored to foster the pupil’s ability to consider and convey their perspectives and those of others.
Wincanton Primary School propose that the religious education curriculum impacts on the pupils in the following ways: