SIAMS, Religious Education & Collective Worship

RE Syllabus

The new diocesan Religious Education Syllabus can be accessed here (choose RE syllabus 2017 on Category) or via the Overview of the RE Syllabus below. Please find a number of other documents which we hope will support the delivery of the RE curriculum.

Overview of the RE Syllabus                  Proposed Structure of the Syllabus                                  KS3 RE Guidelines





Why is Easter the most important festival for Christians? (KS1)

Salvation: Who Is The Most Important Person In The Easter Story? (Lower KS2)

Salvation: How Do Easter Symbols Help Us To Understand the Meaning of Easter for Christians? (KS1)

Salvation: What is so Special about Easter?


Creation: Who Made The Wonderful World and Why? (EYFS)

Creation: Who Cares For This Special World and Why? (EYFS)

Incarnation: Why Is Christmas Special For Christians? (EYFS)

Incarnation: Why Do Christians Believe Jesus Is Special? (EYFS)

Salvation: How Did Jesus Rescue People? (EYFS)

Salvation: What Is So Special About Easter? (EYFS)

Nativity Characters: Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important? (KS1)

Where Is The Light Of Christmas? (KS1)

How Did Advent And Epiphany Show Us What Christmas Is Really About? (KS2)

What Do Christians Mean By Peace At Christmas? (KS2)

How Do Art And Music Convey Christmas? (KS2)

How Would Christians Advertise Christmas To Show What Christmas Means Today? (KS2)

How Does Holy Communion Build A Christian Community? (KS2)

What Happens In Churches during Let and At Easter? (KS2)

How Does The Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? (KS2)   Resources: Bible Verses   Resources: Recording Sheet 

What Responsibility Has God Given People About Taking Care of Creation? (KS1)

Why Is it Good To Listen To And Remember The Stories Jesus told? (KS1)

Why Did Jesus Teach The Lord’s Prayer As The Way To Pray? (KS1)

Why Do Christians Make And Keep Promises Before God? (KS1)

What Is The Story Of Noah REALLY About? (KS1)

What Are The God’s Rule For Living? (KS1)

Why Are Saints Important To Christians? (KS1)  Resource: PowerPoint Presentation

Who Is The Saints Of Our School?/ What Is The Story Of Our School Name? (KS1)

What Is The Bible’s ‘Big Story’ And What Does It Reveal About Having Faith In God? (KS2)

How Did Belief  In God Affect The Action of People From The Old Testament? (KS2)

Who Is Jesus? (“I Am,…” Sayings) (KS2)   Who Is Jesus? Lesson 2 Resource  Who Is Jesus? Lesson 5 Resource

What Do The Miracles Of Jesus Teach? (KS2)

Liturgy (KS2)  Glossary to Support Liturgy Unit  ✞ PowerPoint to Support Liturgy and Holy Communion (The Eucharist/Mass)

How Has The Christian Message Survived For Over 2,000 Years? (KS2)

What Can We Learn From Wisdom? (KS2)

How Do Christians Believe Following Jesus’ New Commandment And His 2 Greatest Commandments Make A Difference? (KS2)

What Are The Beatitudes And What Do They Mean To Christians? (KS2)

Do Fame And Christian Faith Go Together? (KS2)

Should Every Christian Go On A Pilgrimage? (KS2)

Why Is Remembrance Important? (KS2)  Peace Cranes  Remembrance: Storytelling

What Do The Monastic Traditions With The Church of England Show Us About Living In Community? (KS2)

What Do The Miracle Of Jesus Teach?

The Contemporary Anglican Church (KS2)




The Journey of Life And Death (KS2 Upper)

Understanding Faith In………     (KS2 Upper)

Bridging Unit: Who Decides Version A?  Who Decides Version B?  (KS2 End of Year 6)





What Is It Like To Live As A Jew? (KS1)

Why Are They Having A Jewish Party? (KS1)

What Does It Mean To Be A Jew? (KS1)


What is Buddhist? (KS1/KS2)

What Does It Mean To Be A Buddhist? (KS1/KS2)


What Is The Importance Of Symbols, Beliefs And Teaching In Hinduism? (KS1/KS2)

What Does It Mean To Be a Hindu? (KS1/KS2)


What Does It Mean To Be A Muslim? (KS1/KS2)

What Is The Best Way For A Muslim To Show Commitment To God (Allah)? (KS1/KS2)

Islam: 5 Pillars Of Islam Information Sheet


What Do Sikhs Believe? (KS1/KS2)

What Does It Mean To Be A Sikhs? (KS1/KS2)

Sikhism (B) Appendix 5 – Guru Nanak Visiting Mecca

Sikhism: (B) Appendix 4 – Example Checklist For Peer Assessment Of Rumalas

Sikhism: Sikhism Resources (B) Appendix 1 – Levels Of Commitment

Sikhism: Sikhism Resources (B) Appendix 2 – The Panj Kakke

Sikhism: Sikhism Resources (B) Appendix 3 – Belief Cards