Religious Education


During our RE work this term, the boys and girls in Year 3 have been learning about Christianity. The children began by learning about John the Baptist and were able to retell his story using visual prompts. As John the Baptist told people to repent their sins, the children wrote about something the


In Year 4, we have been learning all about and comparing some of the key Hindu festivals in RE. There are so many festivals that celebrate the different gods – we started with Holi, the festival of colour. The children listened to the story of Prahlad, that his father, the king, wanted everyone to w


In RE, Year Two have been learning about two Islamic celebrations – Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr. They have explored how Muslims celebrate each festival and compared them to other religious festivals. First, the children learned about Ramadan. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and begins


In the build-up to Easter, Year 6 have been finding out about the Jewish celebration of Passover and the Christian celebration of Pentecost. An understanding of the beliefs of others, and a recognition that children have a right to follow their own religion is a core right of all children in the UN


On Tuesday, the children took a school trip to Newcastle Central Mosque.  Throughout the day, the children recapped what they had learnt in school about the Islamic faith. The children were able to see the minbar (where the imam who leads the prayers and delivers the sermons stands). Additionally,


This week in Nursery we have started learning all about the celebration of Easter. We listened to the story Little Dove and the Story of Easter. The story helped us learn the meaning of Easter (apart from the Easter bunny and chocolate eggs!) We learnt how some bad men wanted to hurt Jesus and left


This week, the boys and girls have been learning about the Jewish festival of Purim. They began by listening to the Story of Esther and can retell the events. They understand that Esther showed courage and bravery at a time when she would have felt worried and scared. Everyone then reflected on how


This week the Year 5 children have started their new unit of Islam. We started the week by recapping their learning from Year 2. The children could remember a great deal. They were able to recall facts about mosques, the Qur’an and worship. We then compare the key feature of the religion to our Autu


Everyone was very excited to go on their very first trip in Year One.  The children have been learning all about Christian churches. They have learnt what happens in a church and features of a church both inside and outside. Today, we all walked down to St. Ninian’s church in Low Fell. We enjoyed