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Year 1


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit pupils should be able to:

Who were Jesus’ friends?

Recall elements of a story about someone Jesus met

Retell stories about people who met Jesus

Explain what a miracle is

Relate how people were changed by meeting Jesus

Consider how people might change if they were to meet Jesus today

Consider the relationship they might have with Jesus if they were to meet him

Why is harvest a worldwide celebration?

Describe how Harvest is celebrated

Talk about how some Christians like to say thank you to God for the harvest by holding a harvest festival

Recognise the similarities and differences between ideas and practices relating to the celebration of harvest

Make comparisons between different Harvest celebrations, identifying some beliefs

Why is Christmas important to Christians?

Recall that the Bible contains the story of Jesus’ birth

Name the different people in the story and recall what they did

Retell the main events of the story using religious vocabulary

Suggest meanings for symbols within the story or art

Why did Jesus tell parables?

Recall aspects of stories that Jesus told

Recall that Jesus’ stories are called parables

Explain what they think the meaning of a parable is

Understand that Jesus told stories to teach people truths

Describe what a Christian might learn from the parables

Why is the Bible an important book for Christians?

Know that the Bible is made up of the Old and New Testament

Identify some of the people who are in the Bible

Recall events from a Bible story

Retell stories from the Bible

Describe what a Christian might learn from the Bible with examples

What do eggs have to do with Easter?

Recall aspects of the Easter story

Identify the places in the Bible story that relate to the Easter symbols

Suggest meanings for some Easter symbols

Suggest why they think Easter is important to Christians

Explain what Christians believe about Easter, linking with examples from the story

Who is Allah?

Use religious words when talking e.g. Allah

Suggest what some of Allah’s names might mean

Explain why Allah’s names might be considered ‘beautiful’ by a Muslim

Link the ways that the names are decorated with Muslim belief about images

Why is the Qur’an special to Muslims?

Name the Qur’an

Demonstrate how the Qur’an should be treated and suggest why this may be

Retell stories about Muhammad

Link the way that the Qur’an is treated with the Muslim belief that it contains the holy words of Allah

How do Muslims pray?

Use some religious words (e.g. prayer, Muslim, Allah) when talking

Explain how the different prayer positions might help a Muslim to pray

Describe why Muslims wash before praying

Describe similarities and differences in the way different faith communities pray

What are your big questions?

Recall events from creation stories

Begin to show an awareness of similarities between religions

Use a range of vocabulary to describe and compare key features of religions