At Long Row, we follow the local authority agreed syllabus for Derby and Derbyshire (as stipulated in the National Curriculum): RE Syllabus 2020-25. Religious study ensures broad and equal coverage across our curriculum from EYFS to Year 6.
R.E (Religious Education) is taught weekly as a discrete subject on a 2-year cycle.
Different approaches are used within lessons to ensure that all pupils are provided with equal opportunities to access core learning within this subject area. The curriculum is successfully adapted, designed or developed to be ambitious and meets the needs of pupils with SEND, developing their knowledge, skills and abilities to apply what they know and can do with increasing fluency and independence.
In EYFS, the children will encounter Christianity and other faiths, as part of their growing sense of self, their own community and their place within it, as stipulated in the 'Understanding the World' section of the EYFS Framework of statutory requirements (September 2021).
This knowledge will be built upon in Key Stage 1, deepening learning about Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths.
In Key Stage 2, children will further their knowledge about Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths, and be introduced to Hindu and Humanist beliefs.
Each year, children in EYFS and Key Stage 1 will take part in a Nativity play. Key stage 2 children perform a carol concert in a local church.
Whole school, key stage and class assemblies also offer opportunities to further and deepen learning and knowledge in this subject; enabling pupils to make connections in their day-to-day knowledge of their local and global communities.