Religious Education at Selwyn
At Selwyn Primary School, we deeply value the role of Religious Education (RE) within our curriculum. Our philosophy extends beyond the boundaries of the National Curriculum, aligning with the Newham Agreed Syllabus (NAS) to provide a tailored approach that upholds our high educational standards. Our adapted scheme of work, implemented once every half term, emphasises openness and objectivity while respecting the diverse beliefs of our students and promoting positive attitudes toward different worldviews.
We strategically integrate RE units with key dates and religious festivals, ensuring the relevance and consistency of our lessons, sparking curiosity and a thirst for knowledge. The outcomes are recorded in RE books, showcasing a diverse array of expressions, including written pieces, reflections, Venn diagrams and artwork that reflect the childrens’ resilience and creative ambition.
Rooted in the values of our diverse community, our RE curriculum aims to instill a sense of belonging while nurturing independent thinking. In our classrooms, every child is encouraged to voice their thoughts, engage in respectful dialogue, and develop a sense of community. Our children learn that through collaboration and deep appreciation of beliefs that shape our diverse society, they can make a positive impact on the world.
The slides below describe the way in which we plan and deliver our religious education curriculum at school.