Pilch Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L14 0JG

0151 228 4024

stmargaretmary@knowsley.gov.uk

St Margaret Mary's Catholic Infant School

Loving, learning, growing together with Jesus

R.E. Curriculum 

                                             Religious Education Curriculum Overview 2016-2017                                

Religious Education is taught using the ‘Come and See’ programme. We cover 9 topics throughout the year, and whilst the theme behind the topic is the same for all the children, the topics are different for each year group – allowing the children to explore new aspects of the same theme.

 

  The children will spend the first full week of term exploring our Mission Statement.

Dates

Themes

Topics

Topics

Topics

EARLY YEARS

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

19thSept – 14thOct

Domestic Church

Family

Myself

God knows and loves each one.

Families

God’s love and care for every family.

Beginnings

 God at every beginning.

17thOct – 14th Nov

Baptism/

Confirmation

Belonging

Welcome

Baptism; a welcome to God’s family.

Belonging

Baptism an invitation to belong to God’s family.

Signs & Symbols

Sign & symbols in Baptism.

28th  Nov – 20th Dec

Advent/

Christmas

Loving

Birthday

Looking forward to Jesus’ birthday.

Waiting

Advent a time to look forward to Christmas.

Preparations

Advent; preparing to celebrate Christmas.

 

 In the Autumn Term the children will also spend one week looking at aspects of Judaism. (21st Nov - 25th Nov)

 During the lead-up to Christmas (starting before Advent to ensure every child has the chance!), we will ask you to make room in your homes for one  night for the Posada (Travelling Crib). This is an opportunity for you as a family to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.

9th Jan – 3rd Feb

Local Church

Community

Celebrating

People celebrate in Church.

Special People

People in the parish family.

Books

The books used in Church.

20th Feb – 17th Mar

Eucharist

Relating

Gathering

The parish family gathers to celebrate Eucharist.

Meals

Mass; Jesus’ special meal.

Thanksgiving

Mass a special time for saying thank you to God for everything, especially Jesus.

20th March – 13th Apr

Lent/Easter

Giving

Growing

Looking forward to Easter.

Change

Lent a time for change.

Opportunities

Lent;  an opportunity to start anew in order to celebrate Jesus’ new life.

2nd May – 26th May

Pentecost

Serving

Good News

Passing on the Good news of Jesus.

Holidays & Holydays

Pentecost: the feast of the Holy Spirit.

Spread the word

Pentecost a time to spread the Good News.

12th Jun – 30th  Jun

Reconciliation

Inter-relating

Friends

Friends of Jesus.

Being Sorry

God helps us to choose well  Sacrament of Reconciliation

Rules

Reasons for rules in the Christian family.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

3rd Jul – 21st July

Universal Church

World

Our World

God’s wonderful world.

Neighbours

Neighbours share God’s world.

Treasures

God’s treasure; the world.

 

  In the Summer Term the children will also spend one week studying aspects of Hinduism. (6th February - 10th February)