Religious Education (RE)

Religious Education Statement for Hainford V.C. Primary School

Religious Education is taught in accordance with the Norfolk Agreed Syllabus. As a

Church of England V.C School with a Christian foundation, in each year there is a focus on Christianity plus the opportunity for all pupils to learn and evaluate their own views on other world religions. RE enables pupils to appreciate their own and others’ beliefs and cultures, helping them to develop a clear understanding of the significance of religion in their own area as well as in the world today. RE intends to promote religious understanding and respect, and to challenge prejudice, discrimination and stereotyping.

We strongly believe that the purpose of RE is about religious literacy. This means we aim for children to be able to hold a balanced and well-informed conversation about religion and belief. In order to fulfil this purpose we provide a balance of theology, philosophy and human/social sciences within our RE lessons.

SMSC Policy