Religious Education

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At Tree Tops Primary Academy, a rich and engaging RE Curriculum immerses our pupils with enquiry and exploration opportunities. Pupils have the freedom to express their curiosity, equipping them for life in our growing multicultural society. It promotes respect, open-mindedness towards others with different faiths and beliefs and encourages pupils to develop their sense of identity and belonging, while gaining a deeper understanding and knowledge of others around them. This foundation will enable pupils to thrive in all areas of their life.


RE provides our pupils with valuable insights into the diverse beliefs and opinions held by people. It helps with their own personal development and supports an understanding of the spiritual, moral, social and cultural questions that may arise at any given time.

We aim to create learners who feel confident to be themselves and fulfil their potential without fear. Our RE curriculum provides our pupils with an understanding of how Christianity has shaped British culture and heritage and influences the lives of millions of people today. By learning about other major religions, it provides an insight into their impact on culture and politics, art and history, which allows them to prepare for life in modern, multi-cultural Britain. Throughout our RE curriculum we aim to promote the development of pupils’ spiritual and philosophical convictions, exploring their own faith and beliefs as well as showing respect and understanding for different faiths, opinions and values. At the end of the year, children are expected to apply the knowledge that they have gained through RE lessons to their daily life both in and out of school.

Pupils are able to:

Teacher’s subject knowledge ensures that all pupils have a good understanding of how to apply learnt skills to life in modern Britain so that they become compassionate, positive citizens. At the end of each year, we expect children to have achieved Age Related Expectations (ARE) for their year group. At the end of the key stage curriculum, children should be able to apply their knowledge and skills to life experiences, both within and outside school.