KS2 beliefs and practices coverage

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Key Stage 2: Areas of Understanding - Beliefs and practices

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:
investigate the life and key teachings of faith founders and make links with key religious beliefs

3.2 Faith founders
6.3 Hopes and visions
identify key events in the lives of faith founders 3.2

give examples of the teaching of a faith founder 3.2

explain the significance of the key teachings of faith founders for faith members 6.3
reflect on the impact of the faith founders on those around them 3.2

express thoughts and feelings about why the teaching of a faith founder influences followers 3.2

consider how key teachings may impact on faith members and the community 6.3
explore teachings of significant religious people

4.2 Saints and heroes
5.2 Faith in action
describe the teachings of significant religious people, identifying some similarities and differences 4.2

investigate how significant religious people are inspired 5.2
reflect on the teachings of significant religious people and how these teachings impact on society 4.2

reflect on what influences religious people 5.2
investigate the significance of religious festivals and rituals

3.1 Remembering
5.1 Expressions of faith
compare the experiences of different people participating in a religious festival or celebration 3.1
show understanding of the way participating in a festival may impact on the life of a faith member 5.1
consider the positive aspects of participating in religious celebrations 3.1

reflect and share how religious celebrations have an impact on the community 5.1
investigate different forms of worship

3.3 Encounters
6.2 Living a faith

describe some different ways people communicate with their God 3.3

show how forms of worship are expressions of belief 6.2
consider the meaning of different forms of religious worship 3.3

express thoughts about the importance of worship for faith members 6.2
explore the diversity and significance of local religious places to faith groups and members of the community

3.3 Encounters
5.3 Pilgrimage

describe the uses of sacred places, symbols and artefacts by believers and the community 3.3

compare activities at different places of worship 3.3

show understanding of what is sacred for believers in religious places 5.3
share thoughts and feelings about sacred spaces and their use 3.3

explain how activities at local places of worship create a sense of community 3.3

explain the impact of a sacred place on believers 5.3
explore how a person of faith may make a special journey

5.3 Pilgrimage
compare key places of pilgrimage and identify why a faith member might go there 5.3

describe and show understanding of actions carried out by a pilgrim before, during and after pilgrimage 5.3
reflect on the reasons a faith member may make a special journey 5.3

suggest ideas about the meaning of pilgrimage to a believer and the impact on their life 5.3




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