RE is central to the purpose of The Magdalen Primary school because, as a church school, we see that the Christian faith informs all aspects of our life together and commits us to a search for truth.
RE at The Magdalen Primary school explores how individuals and communities make meaning and sense of their lives through the major religions of the world. It enables pupils to know about, understand and respond to the important and ultimate questions of life. RE is taught in such a way that it inspires pupils to explore, develop and affirm their own faith and values and have respect for the faith, beliefs and values of others.
At our school, RE supports and strengthens the vision, ethos and values which are at the heart of what we aim to do in every aspect of school life. The importance placed on the development of the whole child spiritually, morally, socially, culturally and intellectually is reflected in the RE curriculum. Specifically, RE aims to enable pupils of all abilities and stages of development to:
The Lincolnshire locally agreed syllabus for RE came into effect in September 2018. All local authority and voluntary controlled church schools are legally required to use this syllabus as the basis of their RE curriculum. Academies and voluntary aided church schools are invited to use this syllabus as the basis of their RE curriculum, but they are not required to do so. As a school we follow the locally agreed syllabus to form the basis of our RE curriculum.
You can find the Lincolnshire locally agreed syllabus here
Below are some useful links concerning RE:
If you have any questions regarding the teaching of RE or RE as a subject, please contact our RE Leader Gareth Smith [email protected]