Subject: RE Year Group: 9
Is there a right way to live?
To provide students with the opportunity to explore Christian and other belief systems’ approaches, including nonreligious
beliefs, to morality and how these concepts and teachings can be applied to a range of ethical issues in the contemporary world.
How do Humanists answer the ‘big questions’?
To consider how humanists come to decisions about moral and ethical issues. This unit is provided as an example of a non-religious approach to life and living. It extends pupils understanding of non-religious worldviews
SOUTHCOTE STEPS ASSESSMENT
- Can make their own contribution to celebrations and festivals.
- Can recognise a religious ritual or ceremony.
- Can select the correct name for a religious leader from a local faith group.
- Can select the correct name for a place of worship.
- Can select the correct name for a holy book.
- Can express and communicate their feelings in different ways.
- Is aware of their own influence on events and other people.
- Can indicate if they agree or disagree with a simple argument.
- Can identify some religious objects and places.
- Can evaluate their own work and behaviour in simple ways.
- Can communicate their ideas about religion, life events and experiences in simple
- Can communicate their feelings about what is special to them.
- Can understand that other people have needs and to respect these.
- Can recognise a similarity and difference.
- Can express what is important to them.
- Can ask a relevant question during lessons.
- Can recognise and name a place of worship.
- Can recognise and name a religious leader from a local faith community.
- Can recognise and name a holy book.
- Can recognise and name a religious ritual or ceremony.
- Can recognise and name a religious artefact.
- Can identify ways in which a religious festival is celebrated.
- Can identify actions performed during a religious ritual.
- Can identify the significance of religious artefacts, symbols and places.
- Can express their own feelings and experiences.
- Can ask questions about a specific area of religious belief and practice.
- Can recognise and name specific features of a place of worship.
- Can identify the purpose and role of a religious leader in a local faith community.
- Can identify different uses of a holy book.
- Can recognise the significance of actions performed during a religious ritual.
- Can recognise and state the purpose of a religious artefact.
- Can recognise the significance of a range of religious symbols.
- Can compare their feelings and experiences with others.
- Can recognise that some questions do not have answers.
- Can tell the difference between a fact and a belief.
- Can give a simple reason for an opinion.