Religious Education (RE)
Subject Expectations: Religious Education (RE)
Subject Lead: Mr P Ogden
How often and when is the subject taught?
RE sessions are formally taught for 1 hour each week by class teachers or sometimes during a teacher’s PPA time in which case it is delivered by HLTAs.
Who teaches the subject?
Staff throughout the school teach the subject within cross curricular activities during all lessons.
How is the subject recorded? (Which book? Photographs? How is it evidenced?)
Work is showcased in Citizenship books on a regular basis in order for children to evidence what they have learnt and apply their skills to practical activities. This is also evidenced through photographic evidence which is then showcased in pupils books.
How is the subject taught?
RE is taught in accordance with the agreed Sandwell syllabus. RE is taught in a variety of ways including class-based discussions, through practical activities, circle time, through stories relevant to the subject and with a particular focus during significant times of the year such as Christmas, Easter, Diwali, Eid.
How is the subject assessed/marked?
The school’s marking policy is used.
How is the subject planned for? (Short/Medium/Long term planning)
RE is planned by class teachers following the Sandwell agreed syllabus scheme of work.
How is work for the subject displayed?
There is a classroom display in most classrooms. There is also a progression in RE display in the school corridors showcasing pupils work and achievements.
Resourcing (What/Where is it stored?)
Resources are held in each year group and there is also a central store of boxes holding resources for different religions in the Learning Room.
What homework is set?
Children can be set a piece of homework relevant, or reflective upon, the lesson.
Cross Curricular Learning and Current Events Evidence
RE is incorporated during discussions where possible or relevant.