KS2 Meaning and purpose coverage

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Key Stage 2: Areas 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:
explore how people express their beliefs through personal symbols and artefacts

3.1 Remembering 
5.1 Expressions of faith
explain how personal symbols and artefacts relate to religious beliefs 3.1

explain how artefacts and symbols express the beliefs of two different faith members 5.1
consider why personal artefacts are meaningful 3.1

be creative in showing how believers may express themselves through symbols and artefacts 5.1
explore beliefs about how the universe began

4.3 Our world
compare different faith beliefs about how the universe began 4.3 express thoughts and beliefs about how the universe began 4.3
recognise that the Earth is unique and consider the concept of stewardship

4.3 Our world
give reasons why people of faith have a sense of awe and wonder about the Earth 4.3

compare religious teachings to see how faith members should care for the Earth 4.3

investigate how faith members show care for the environment 4.3
share feelings about the sense of awe and wonder in the natural world 4.3

share thoughts on how and why religions treat the world with respect 4.3

show understanding of stewardship and suggest actions everyone can take 4.3
consider what motivates faith believers to get involved in different causes

5.2 Faith in action
investigate the work of a religious charity 5.2
explain the values that motivate people of faith to respond to a cause 5.2
say why they think religions do charitable work 5.2
give reasons why people may choose to make sacrifices to improve the lives of others 5.2



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