For more information regarding the curriculum please contact: RE@blaconhigh.cheshire.sch.uk

RE Teacher: Mr L Bradford

Year 7 RE
  • Introduction to Hinduism
  • The Hindu Caste System
  • Hindu Holy Writings
  • Hindu Beliefs: Reincarnation
  • Hindu Gods
  • Hindu Temples
  • Hindu Marriage
  • Introduction to Judaism
  • Jewish Holy Writings
  • The Synagogue
  • Jewish Worship
  • Shabbat
  • Passover (Moses)
  • Jewish Marriage
  • Introduction to Buddhism
  • The Early Life of the Buddha
  • The Early Life of the Buddha
  • The Four Noble Truth
  • The Eightfold Path
  • The 5 precepts
  • Worship & meditation
  • Wesak
  • Dalai Llama
  • Mid-Point review
  • Assessment Feedback and revision
  • Time line of the life of Jesus
  • Jesus’ Baptism
  • The temptations
  • Jesus’ Parables
  • Jesus’ Miracles
  • Jesus’ Disciples
  • Conflict with the authorities
  • Last Supper, Jesus’ Arrest & Trial
  • Jesus’ Crucifixion & Resurrection
  • Who was Jesus? Project
  • Who was Jesus? Project
  • Who was Jesus? Project
Year 8
  • Christianity -origins
  • Christianity - how it has spread
  • Denominations
  • Moral decisions
  • The Bible
  • Church project
  • Prejudice & Discrimination
  • Sexism
  • Racism
  • Apartheid
  • Multi Ethnic Britain
  • Introduction to Islam
  • Life of Muhammad
  • Life of Muhammad
  • Qur’an
  • Hadith
  • Mosque & worship
  • Artefacts
  • 5 pillars of Islam
  • Ramadan
  • Hajj
  • Assessment feedback and Mid-Point Review
  • Introduction to Sikhism
  • Guru Nanak
  • The 10 Gurus
  • The Guru Granth Sahib
  • The Gurdwara
  • Assessment
  • Sikh Principles
  • Khalsa & The 5 K’s
  • Review of the main religions
  • Ultimate questions
  • End of course reflections

Year 9

Believing in God

  • How a Christian upbringing may lead to belief in God.
  • How religious experiences may lead to belief in God.
  • How Christians respond to the problem of evil and suffering.

Matters of life and death

  • Christian teachings on life after death.
  • The nature of abortion and euthanasia, including current British legislation.
  • Christian attitudes to abortion and the reasons for these attitudes.
  • Differences among Christians in their attitudes to euthanasia and the reasons for their attitudes.

Marriage and the family

  • Christian attitudes to sex outside marriage.
  • Christian attitudes to divorce.
  • Christian teachings on family life and its importance.

Religion and community cohesion

  • Christian teachings on the roles of men and women.
  • The growth of equal rights for women in the UK.
  • Christian teachings on racial harmony, prejudice and discrimination.