Religious Education

The God Matters scheme, recommended by the Diocese of Portsmouth, provides the basis of our school R.E. Curriculum. Each teacher plans and adapts ideas based on the interests and ability of the class.

The themes link to the Liturgical calendar and follow a yearly cycle. its themes are evident throughout the school; in the school’s entrance area, the classrooms, the school hall, pupils’ books and in class big books.

We recognise that children come from a range of Faith backgrounds and the curriculum is differentiated according to prior knowledge and  ability.

For pupils from a strong faith background, it is a chance for their faith to grow and deepen, for some it will be a chance to develop some knowledge of their faith and for some it will be the first opportunity they will have had to hear the Gospel message. Click to find out more about the units taught:

Creation
Creation
Mother and little girl hands folded in prayer on a Holy Bible together for faith concept in vintage color tone
Prayer Saints and Feasts
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Advent
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Revelation
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Sacraments
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Lent
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Easter
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Pentecost and Mission
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Holy Week
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Christmas

Our Prayer Garden

We are very proud of our prayer garden! This was planned by the school council, built by Inhurst Landscapes and funded by Bewley Homes. Bishop Philip blessed the garden during his visit in January.