Religious Education

Religious Education promotes the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of all pupils whether or not they are from a religious tradition. The RE syllabus does this through the study of the principal religions and by making this study relevant to the pupils’ own experiences. Teaching and learning activities aim to teach pupils about and from religion.

The agreed syllabus ensures our RE teaching is open, objective and educational in approach – it:

  • protects the integrity of pupils by ensuring that the teaching is not designed to convert or urge a particular religion or religious belief;
  • presents the religious beliefs and practices studied as they are perceived by the faith communities; and
  • contributes to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of all pupils regardless of beliefs.