LDBS Religious Education Syllabus

Revised units of learning 2020 – 2021 

Key Stage 2: 

What is the Bible’s Big Story?

Appendix Lesson 1 

Appendix Lesson 1a 

Appendix Lesson 2 

Appendix Lesson 3 

Appendix Lesson 4

Appendix Lesson 4a

What do the miracles tell us about Jesus?

Learning grid 

Appendix Lesson 1 

What might the journey of life and death look like from a Christian perspective?



Theological Concept: Incarnation

Why Is Christmas Special For Christians? (EYFS)

Nativity Characters: Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important? (Year 1)

Where Is The Light Of Christmas? (Year 2)

How Did Advent And Epiphany Show Us What Christmas Is Really About? (Year 3)

What Do Christians Mean By Peace At Christmas? (Year 4)

How Do Art And Music Convey Christmas? (Year 5)

How Would Christians Advertise Christmas To Show What Christmas Means Today? (Year 6)



Theological Concept: Salvation

What Is So Special About Easter? (Reception)

Why Is Easter The Most Important Festival For Christians? (Year 1)

How Do Easter Symbols Help Us To Understand The Meaning of Easter For Christians? (Year 2)

Who Is The Most Important Person In The Easter Story? (Year 3)

How Does Holy Communion Build A Christian Community? (Year 4)

What Happens In Churches during Lent and At Easter? (Year 5)

How Does The Christian Festival of Easter Offer Hope? (Year 6)

 Resources: Bible Verses

 Resources: Recording Sheet 



Who Made The Wonderful World and Why? (Reception)

Who Cares For This Special World and Why? (Reception)

Why Do Christians Believe Jesus Is Special? (Reception)

How Did Jesus Rescue People? (Reception)


6 week units: 

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

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

Why Do Christians Make And Keep Promises Before God?

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

2 week units:

What Is The Story Of Noah Really About?

What Are The God’s Rule For Living?

 God’s Top 10

Why Are Saints Important To Christians?

 Resource: PowerPoint Presentation

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


6 week units: 

What Is The Bible’s ‘Big Story’ And What Does it Reveal About Having Faith in God?

How Did Belief  in God Affect The Action of People From The Old Testament?

Who Is Jesus? (“I Am,…” Sayings)

  Who Is Jesus? Lesson 2 Resource

 Who Is Jesus? Lesson 5 Resource

What Do The Miracles Of Jesus Teach? (Upper Key Stage 2)

Why Is Liturgy Important To Many Christians? (Suitable for: Year 4, 5,6 not Year 3)

 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? (Upper Key Stage 2)

2 week units:

What Can We Learn From Wisdom?

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

What Are The Beatitudes And What Do They Mean To Christians?

Do Fame And Christian Faith Go Together?

Should Every Christian Go On A Pilgrimage? 

Why Is Remembrance Important?

 Peace Cranes

 Remembrance: Storytelling

What Do The Monastic Traditions Within The Church of England Show Us About Living In Community?

The Contemporary Anglican Church (KS2)



The Journey of Life And Death (Upper Key Stage 2)

Understanding Faith In………     (Upper Key Stage 2)

Bridging Unit:  Who Decides Version A?

✞ Who Decides Version B?  (KS2 End of Year 6)


What Is It Like To Live As A Jew? (KS 1)

Why Are They Having A Jewish Party? (KS 1)

What Does It Mean To Be A Jew? (KS 2)


What is Buddhism? (KS 1/KS 2)

What Does It Mean To Be A Buddhist? (KS 1/KS 2)


What Is The Importance Of Symbols, Beliefs And Teaching In Hinduism? (KS 1/KS 2)

What Does It Mean To Be a Hindu? (KS 1/KS 2)


What Does It Mean To Be A Muslim? (KS 1/KS 2)

What Is The Best Way For A Muslim To Show Commitment To God (Allah)? (KS 1/KS 2)

Islam: 5 Pillars Of Islam Information Sheet


What Do Sikhs Believe? (KS 1/KS 2)

What Does It Mean To Be A Sikhs? (KS 1/KS 2)

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