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Diwali

                                         

Can you find out about the upcoming festival of Diwali? See if you can spot why and how it is celebrated. 

 

Follow the link below for more information. 

At Water Leys, we follow the Leicestershire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education. It's aim is to: 

'Make space for all pupils to explore their own beliefs, values and traditions, and those of others, in engaged and engaging ways. RE taught using the new RE Agreed Syllabus aims to support children to develop positive attitudes of respect towards people of all religions and worldviews.' 

 

Water Leys' RE Overview: Year 1 - Year 6

 

Year 

Autumn Term 

Spring Term 

Summer Term 

Year 1 

Diwali 

Christmas 

Easter 

Vaisakhi 

Islam 

Year 2 

 

Jewish celebrations 

Christmas (Why do Christians

celebrate Christmas?) 

 

Easter 

Jewish  festivals 

How should we care for others and

the world and why does it matter?  

Year 3 

Buddhism 

Diwali 

 

Easter 

Buddhism 

 

Why is the bible so important for

Christians today? 

Year 4 

Religions in the neighbourhood 

Diwali 

Easter 

Christianity 

Why is Jesus inspiring to some people? 

Year 5 

Islam 

Christmas 

Easter 

Greek philosophers 

 

What would Jesus do? Can we live

by the values of Jesus in the

twenty-first century? 

Year 6 

Miracles 

Christmas 

Place of worship 

What matters most to Christians

and humanists? 

 

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