As a Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School, Religious Education forms a key part of our curriculum. Learning about other religions and cultures, as well as our own, helps children to understand more about the world we live in. Our curriculum for RE explores Christianity deeply using 'Understanding Christianity' and is based on a themed approach to build on children's understanding, as well as exploring Judaism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Hinduism.
At St Peter's, Religious Education is a core academic subject, but also provides opportunity for children to understand what it means to be a religious believer in the world today and to encounter the values of the Christian community of the school that they are a part of. Religious Education in our school is taught in accordance with the aims of the Leeds and York Diocesan Syllabus.
Our Religious Education supports children to recognise and act on the insights, principles, beliefs, attitudes and values that will influence, inspire or guide them in life.
Pupils have the opportunity to: