KS1 meaning and purpose coverage

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Key Stage 1: Area of Understanding - Meaning and purpose

Unit coverage   
Programme of study
Pupils should have opportunities to:
Teaching & Learning outcomes (AT1)
Pupils should be able to:
Teaching & Learning outcomes (AT2)
Pupils should be able to:
identify different ways in which people of faith express their beliefs through use of artefacts, symbols and actions

2.2 Believing
identify precious things for people of faith 2.2

say how some religious artefacts and symbols are used 2.2

describe how religious people may express their beliefs in actions and gestures 2.2
reflect on what is special to themselves and others 2.2

consider what religious artefacts and symbols mean to people of faith 2.2

show how they think a belief links to an action or gesture 2.2
explore creation stories from holy books

1.2 Caring for the world
2.3 Questions, questions??
recall some creation stories from holy books of different faiths 1.2

identify similarities and differences between creation stories 1.2
reflect on a variety of creation stories 1.2

talk about their own experiences of new life and ask questions about new beginnings 2.3
ask, think and talk about Big Questions of meaning, purpose and truth

2.3 Questions, questions??

understand that some questions have no simple answers 2.3

develop an understanding that everyone asks Big Questions and religions may offer different answers to the same question 2.3
consider questions that appear to have no answer 2.3

ask Big Questions and suggest some answers 2.3
consider the ways in which the world is a special place and how faiths say it should be cared for

1.2 Caring for the World
say why the world is a special place for faith members 1.2

say how religious people treat the world with respect 1.2
say why they think the world is a special place 1.2

talk about ways that everyone can play their part in caring for the world 1.2


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