SDBE

Developing Church of England Education

Diocesan Syllabus for Religious Education

Guidance

 

Welcome to the new Diocesan Syllabus for Religious Education.

 

 

Materials to Support Implementation of the New Syllabus

Presentation - new Diocesan syllabus.

Overview with description of units in the new diocesan syllabus.

Template for school Religious Education curriculum map.

 

 

Syllabus Units

 All the syllabus units and resources are here -

please click on each title and it should appear.

 

Key Stage

Units

PDF Version / Word Version

and Accompanying Resources.

Reception

 Who Made The Wonderful World? (PDF)

Reception

 Who Made The Wonderful World? (Word)

 

 

Reception

 Who Cares For This Special World and Why? (PDF)

Reception

 Who Cares For This Special World and Why? (Word)

 

 

Reception

 Why Is Christmas Special For Christians? (PDF)

Reception

 Why Is Christmas Special For Christians? (Word)

 

 

Reception

 Why Do Christians Believe Jesus Is Special? (PDF)

Reception

 Why Do Christians Believe Jesus Is Special? (Word)

 

 

Reception

 How Did Jesus 'Rescue' People? (PDF)

Reception

 How Did Jesus 'Rescue' People? (Word)

 

 

Reception

 What Is So Special About Easter? (PDF)

Reception

 What Is So Special About Easter? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Nativity Characters: Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Nativity Characters: Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Where Is The Light of Christmas? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Where Is The Light of Christmas? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Why Is Easter The Most Important Festival For Christians? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Why Is Easter The Most Important Festival For Christians? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 How Do Easter Symbols Help Us To Understand The True Meaning of Easter? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 How Do Easter Symbols Help Us To Understand The True Meaning of Easter? (Word)

Key Stage 1

 How Do Easter Symbols Help Us To Understand The True Meaning of Easter - Additional Resource

 

 

Key Stage 1

 What Responsibility Has God Given People For Taking Care of Creation? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 What Responsibility Has God Given People For Taking Care of Creation? Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Why Is It Good To Listen To and Remember The Stories Jesus Told? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Why Is It Good To Listen To and Remember The Stories Jesus Told? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Why Did Jesus Teach The Lord’s Prayer As The Way To Pray? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Why Did Jesus Teach The Lord’s Prayer As The Way To Pray? (Word)

Key Stage 1

 Why Did Jesus Teach The Lord’s Prayer As The Way To Pray? – Additional Resource.

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Why do Christians Make and Keep Promises Before God?. (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Why do Christians Make and Keep Promises Before God?. (Word)

Key Stage 1

 Why do Christians Make and Keep Promises Before God? – Additional Resource 1.

Key Stage 1

 Why do Christians Make and Keep Promises Before God?. – Additional Resource 2.

Key Stage 1

 Why do Christians Make and Keep Promises Before God? – Additional Resource 3.

 

 

Key Stage 1

 What is the Story of Noah Really About? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 What is the Story of Noah Really About? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 What Are God’s Rules For Living? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 What Are God’s Rules For Living? Word)

Key Stage 1

 What Are God’s Rules For Living? – Additional Resource 1

Key Stage 1

 What Are God’s Rules For Living? – Additional Resource 2

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Why Are Saints Important To Christianity? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Why Are Saints Important To Christianity? (Word)

Key Stage 1

 Why Are Saints Important To Christianity? - Additional Resource.

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Who is the Saint of Our School? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Who is the Saint of Our School? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 What Is It Like To Live As a Jew? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 What Is It Like To Live As a Jew? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1

 Why Are They Having a Jewish Party? (PDF)

Key Stage 1

 Why Are They Having a Jewish Party? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Is Buddhism? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Is Buddhism? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Buddhist? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Buddhist? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What is the Importance of Symbols, Beliefs and Teaching in Hinduism? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2       

 What is the Importance of Symbols, Beliefs and Teaching in Hinduism? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Hindu? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Hindu? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Muslim? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Muslim? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 How and Why Do Muslims Uphold Their Faith by Giving Commitment To Allah? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2                   

 How and Why Do Muslims Uphold Their Faith by Giving Commitment To Allah? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Do Sikhs Believe? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Do Sikhs Believe? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Sikh? (PDF)

Key Stage 1 / 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Sikh? (Word)

 

 Sikhism B Appendix 1 - Level of Commitment

 

 Sikhism B Appendix 2 - The Panj Kakke

 

 Sikhism B Appendix 3 - Belief Cards

 

 Sikhism B Appendix 4 - Example Checklist for Peer Assessment of Rumalas

 

 Sikhism B Appendix 5 - Guru Nanak Visiting Mecca

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Do Advent and Epiphany Show Us What Christmas Is REALLY About? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Do Advent and Epiphany Show Us What Christmas Is REALLY About? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Is Peace The Most Important Message of Christmas? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Is Peace The Most Important Message of Christmas? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Do Art and Music Convey Christmas? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Do Art and Music Convey Christmas? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Would Christians Advertise Christmas To Show What Christmas Means Today? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Would Christians Advertise Christmas To Show What Christmas Means Today? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Easter People – Who Is The Most Significant Person In The Easter Story? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Easter People – Who Is The Most Significant Person In The Easter Story? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Does Holy Communion Build a Christian Community. (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Does Holy Communion Build a Christian Community. (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 What Happens In Churches during Lent and at Easter? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What Happens In Churches during Lent and at Easter? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Does the Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Does the Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? (Word)

Key Stage 2

 How Does the Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? – Additional Resource 1.

Key Stage 2

 How Does the Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? – Additional Resource 2.

Key Stage 2

 How Does the Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? – Additional Resource 3.

Key Stage 2

 How Does the Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? – Additional Resource 4.

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Do 'Bishops in Action' Help Lead The Anglican Church In The Christian Faith Today? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Do 'Bishops in Action' Help Lead The Anglican Church In The Christian Faith Today? (Word)

   
Key Stage 2 How Does Worship and Liturgy Enable a Christian To Grow and Express Their Faith? (PDF)
Key Stage 2 How Does Worship and Liturgy Enable a Christian To Grow and Express Their Faith?(Word)
   

Key Stage 2

 What is the Bible's 'Big Story' and What Does it Reveal About Having Faith in God?. (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What is the Bible's 'Big Story' and What Does it Reveal About Having Faith in God?. (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Did Belief In God Affect The Actions of People In The Old Testament? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Did Belief In God Affect The Actions of People In The Old Testament? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Who Is Jesus? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Who Is Jesus? (Word)

Key Stage 2

 Who Is Jesus? – Additional Resource 1.

Key Stage 2

 Who Is Jesus? – Additional Resource 2.

 

 

Key Stage 2

 What Do The Miracles of Jesus Teach? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What Do The Miracles of Jesus Teach? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Has The Christian Message Survived For Over 2,000 Years? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Has The Christian Message Survived For Over 2,000 Years? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 What Can We Learn From Wisdom? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What Can We Learn From Wisdom? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 How Do Christians Believe Following Jesus’ New Commandment and His 2 Greatest Commandments Make a Difference?  (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 How Do Christians Believe Following Jesus’ New Commandment and His 2 Greatest Commandments Make a Difference?  (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 What Are The Beatitudes And What Do They Mean For Christians? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What Are The Beatitudes And What Do They Mean For Christians? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Do Fame and Christian Faith Go Together? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Do Fame and Christian Faith Go Together? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Should Every Christian Go On a Pilgrimage? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Should Every Christian Go On a Pilgrimage? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Why Is Remembrance Important? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Why Is Remembrance Important? (Word)

Key Stage 2

 Why Is Remembrance Important? - Additional Resource 1

Key Stage 2  Why Is Remembrance Important? - Additional Resource 2

 

 

Key Stage 2

 What Do The Monastic Traditions Within Christianity Show Us About Living in Community? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What Do The Monastic Traditions Within Christianity Show Us About Living in Community? (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Jew? (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 What Does It Mean To Be a Jew? (Word)

 

 What Does It Mean To Be a Jew? - Additional Resource

 

 

Key Stage 2

 The Journey of Life and Death. (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 The Journey of Life and Death. (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Understanding Faith in . . . (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Understanding Faith in . . . (Word)

 

 

Key Stage 2

 Who Decides? (Bridging / Transition Unit.) (PDF)

Key Stage 2

 Who Decides? (Bridging / Transition Unit.) Lesson Plans (Word)