Greenvale Levels RE
• Show a clear response when exploring religious artefacts.
• Responds to adult modelling of initial action or sound e.g. hit a singing bell after an adult has shown.
• Shows engagement in sensory stories from a range of religions.
• Responds to familiar, enjoyable or revisited experiences that evoke specific emotions e.g. meditation, hand washing, Call to prayer, singing bowls.
• Participates in, and responds to, a moment of stillness/meditation or quietness.•Indicates yes/no, likes/dislikes, simple preferences and choices when learning about religions.
• Explores with peers traditional communal religious experiences e.g. walking together for Hajj, coming to religious assemblies, sharing a moment of reflection.
- Students will name key figures from a range of religious sensory stories.
• Categorise religious artefacts and events e.g. sorting Christmas items into categories, sort items associated with weddings• Show understanding and make connections with sounds, images, artefacts and symbols associated with different religion.
• Shows an appropriate response linked with a religious occasion i.e. funeral is sad, Eid is happy
• Responds to others appropriately when learning or engaging in a religious learning e.g. an Iman in a Mosque, a teacher leading assembly/breathing space.
• Copies, repeats ritualised actions in faith circumstances e.g. preparing a prayer mat, engaging in an example of Holy Communion, making cards for religious events.
• Shows awareness of their influence on others through events e.g. giving gifts to make others happy, sharing artefacts, taking turns in a sensory story, going into a prayer tent, taking part in a charity event or celebration.• Listens to and follows religious stories and demonstrate awareness of key aspects e.g. main characteristics, theme, events, through symbols, pictures or verbal responses.
• Can evaluate behaviour against different religious teachings using their preferred means of communication e.g. being kind ‘love thy neighbour’
• Explores concepts of right and wrong through religious stories and teachings in relation to themselves and others.
• Can communicate their feeling about what is special and important to them.
• Can recognise artefacts from different religions and what they are use for e.g. prayer mat, prayer beads, advent candles
• Explore different religions through stories, music and experiences and using their preferred means of communication respond, ask questions and reflect back their understanding.
• Listens to and responds to religious stories or religious learning and recall prior knowledge and begin to identify why it is important to that religion.
• Can comment on what makes them happy, sad, excited or lonely in relation to religious teaching and stories i.e. Jesus was sad because his friend died – what makes me sad
• Can identify the moral meanings behind religious stories and teachings.
• Shows concern about creation and treat living things with respect in response to learning about different creation stories.
• Can recall some known facts about a religion they are familiar with or have been studying.
• Can retell some religious and moral stories making connections to their own experiences.
• Can recognise some different symbols and artefacts from different religions and comment on why they are significant.
• Show they understand some of the signs of belonging to a different religious or community group e.g. Muslims attend mosque and fast during Ramadam, Scouts wear uniforms and attend trips.
• Can express some of their own ideas about belonging, meaning, truth and right and wrong.
• Can recall some known facts about different religions i.e. Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Sikhism.
• Can make some comparisons between different religion and their foundational beliefs.
• Recognise signs of belonging to different religions, communities and how people express their identities e.g. rainbow symbol for Pride, Amish living in isolated communities.
• Comparing rituals, rules of life and routines from different religions, finding similarities.
• Can express some ideas about their world view and how that compares to others.