At Wigton Moor we follow the RE syllabus designed by the local authority's standing advisory council on religious education (SACRE). The topics studied in each year group are based on materials and resources the school subscribes to from the West Yorkshire RE hub. The material provided by the hub is aligned with the Leeds RE syllabus. The 2015 syllabus was reviewed this year and the revised syllabus will be introduced in September 2019. The new topics to go with the new syllabus are listed below
Topics studied in Reception
How are special times celebrated?
What can we see in our wonderful world?
What makes a good helper?
Who and what are special to us?
Topics studied in Year 1
How and why do we care for others?
How do we celebrate special events?
What does it mean to belong to a church or mosque?
Which books and stories are special to us?
Who brought messages about God?
Topics studied in Year 2
How and why do people pray?
How can we look after the planet?
How can we make good choices?
How is new life welcomed?
What did Jesus teach and how did he live?
Topics studied in Year 3
How do Jews remember God's covenant with Abraham and Moses?
What do Christians believe about a good life?
What do creation stories tell us about the world?
How do people express spirituality?
Who can inspire us?
Topics studied in Year 4
How are important events remembered in ceremonies?
How do the Five Pillars guide Muslims?
What faiths are shared in our countries?
Why are Gurus at the heart of Sikh belief and practice?
Topics studied in Year 5
Should we forgive others?
What do Christians believe about the old and new covenants?
What values are shown in codes for living?
Why are some places and journeys special?
Topics studied in Year 6
How do Jews remember kings and prophets in worship and in life?
How does growing up bring responsibilities and commitments?
What do Christians believe about Jesus' death and resurrection?
On July 5th 2018, Wigton Moor was visited by Alastair Ross, RE adviser for Leeds SACRE, who carried out a review of RE in the school.
Examples of RE displays around school in the Autumn term
Examples of work in Term 1
Year 1 are studying the topic 'Which books and stories are special?' The children have started by thinking about which books are special to them personally.
Year 4 have been studying the topic How are important events remembered in ceremonies? They have have been learning how light can represent different things in different beliefs.
Year 5 have been studying the topic Why are some places and journeys special?
Year 6 are studying the topic, 'How do Jews remember kings and prophets?' As part of that topic, they have read the story of Jonah and the whale.