At Margaret Wix Primary School we follow The Hertfordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE 2017-2022. It is a statutory requirement that all children from Reception to Year 6 participate in Religious Education lessons.
At Margaret Wix our main intention is to provide high quality religious education for all pupils.
At Margaret Wix it is our intention to use the Herts Agreed Syllabus for Education 2017- 2022, alongside teachers’ expertise, to set high standards of teaching and learning in RE, enabling pupils to reach their potential in the subject.
Our RE Curriculum will:
At Margaret Wix pupils are taught Religious Education weekly but sometimes it may be delivered through a class topic, whole school themed events or a class trip. Teachers plan from the Hertfordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2017-2022, using the suggested Medium Term Planning for guidance.
We use the non-statutory guidance ‘Religion for Today and Tomorrow’ to support planning. From Reception to Year 6, all pupils at Margaret Wix will follow a coherent and systematic study of the principal religion of Christianity across each key stage. All pupils will then be introduced to the other five principal religions represented in Great Britain by the end of key stage 2.
The other principal religions being taught at Margaret Wix are: -
All children across the school will cover the eight key areas of learning set out in the Hertfordshire Agreed Syllabus: -
The children at Margaret Wix Primary will:
Margaret Wix is an inclusive school. We promote respect, inclusivity and tolerance in all areas of school life. Through our RE curriculum we aim to celebrate key religious events and festivals for all principal religions.