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Religious Education

As a Catholic School, Religious Education is at the heart of all that we learn and all that we do in St. Clare's. We follow the scheme of work provided by Liverpool Archdiocese which allows our children to EXPLORE, REVEAL and RESPOND to different religious themes and topics.

 

                                                          

SUMMER TERM

 

This term we will be focusing on the following three themes: Pentecost (Holidays & holydays), Reconciliation (Being sorry) and Universal church  (Neighbours) 

Our current topic is Holidays and Holydays

 

This Topic: learning outcomes

To know and understand:

•  Holidays as days to be happy 

•  Pentecost; a holy day – the feast of the Holy Spirit 

Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above 

 

 

Key Questions for discussion

How do I use holiday times to relax and do something different?

How does the Holy Spirit help and guide us in our lives?

 

 

 

 

 

SPRING TERM

 

Our first topic was Special People

During this topic we looked at 

- Special people in our lives that are there to help us.
 - Sunday, the day in church where we meet people who do special jobs as                                                  we together to celebrate the Good News of Jesus.

  *Acquiring the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above .

 

Key Questions for discussion

What makes a person special?

Who are the special people in our families and why?  

Who are the people who have special roles in our parish family?

What were special times for Jesus?

A special person in our school, Mr Walker came to talk us about what he does to help our school.

A special person in our school, Mr Walker came to talk us about what he does to help our school. 1

Our second topic was Meals

 

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  Families and groups share special meals – Explore

•  Mass as Jesus’ special meal – Reveal

  • Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond 
 
Key Questions for discussion

 

What happens at a meal?

      What makes some meals special?

 

A special meal - Sharing pancakes on Shrove Tuesday

A special meal - Sharing pancakes on Shrove Tuesday 1

Our third topic was'Change'

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  That we change and grow – Explore

•  Lent; a time to change in preparation for the celebration of Easter – Reveal

* Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond

SOME QUESTIONS OF MEANING & PURPOSE

How have you changed since you were a baby?

What do you know now that you did not know when

you were younger?

How do you show kindness and sharing now that you

are older?

Ash Wednesday role play

Our Lenten Promise tree

Our Lenten Promise tree 1
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