Religious Education is an integral aspect of the diverse curriculum we provide here at The Raglan Schools. It is our intent that through the teaching and learning of Religious Education, children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding will develop. We will promote respect and open-mindedness towards people of all faiths and beliefs and will encourage reflection through enquiry-based learning. Children will also develop a greater sense of self and belonging by building on their own knowledge and experiences and sharing this with their peers. This will enable them to understand and appreciate the cultural practices and beliefs of religions in local, national and global communities.
At Raglan, Religious Education (RE) is taught to every registered pupil, except those withdrawn by their parent/guardian, and is taught in a manner which meets the aims of the Enfield agreed syllabus. In Key Stages 1 and 2, each class spends roughly 5% of their curriculum time on RE which broadly equates to one hour per week (including time spent on educational visits and opportunities). Pupils are taught about Christianity and the other principle religions (Sikhism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism).
We aim to ensure that all Year Groups visit a place of worship during the school year.
Reception visit a local church for a Christmas Assembly
Year 1 visit the local church to learn about The Harvest Festival
Year 2 visit the Buddhist Temple
Year 3 visit a Hindu Temple
Year 4 visit St Pauls Cathedral
Year 5 visit a Gurdwara
Year 6 visit a local Mosque