At Peakirk cum Glinton Primary school, our RE curriculum allows pupils to understand the way Christians and other faith communities make sense of texts and varied interpretations. This will allow them to understand the impact of beliefs in the lives and make connections to wider learning and to themselves. Through Religious Education, we aim for our pupils to develop their understanding of Christianity, as a contribution to their understanding of the world and their own experience within it. This in turn, will develop their understanding of significant theological concepts within Christianity and their own self-understanding of understanding of the world, as part of their wider religious literacy. We aim for children to make connections, critically reflect upon and apply their own growing understanding of religion and belief, within the practices of all six major religions (particularly Christianity), including Humanism. Pupils will make comparisons between sacred writing, beliefs and practices. They will understand the diversity of belief in different religions, locally, nationally and globally. There will be opportunities to explore a wide range of responses to questions about different faith groups and exploring core theological concepts. Expressing a view as to why belonging to a faith community may be valuable both to different faith members and to their own lives will be encouraged and supported. They will discuss and apply their own and others ideas about key questions shared in school. Pupils will explore religions, engage with their knowledge, and reflect on their learning and their lives through enquiry-based learning.
Buddhist Virtual Visit
On Tuesday 19th October, Year 6 had a virtual visit to the Drolma Buddhist Centre. Kelsang Malaya showed us around the shrine, told us about the different incarnations of Buddha and led a meditation session. It was a fascinating experience and we all learned a lot about Buddhism.
Sikh community visit
Year 3 had a visit from the Sikh visitor on Thursday 14th October from Gurdev Singh from the Baba Budha Sahib Ji in Peterborough. He showed us the 5 K’s has and told us about his role in the Sikh community.
Reception - Bible presentations 23rd September 2021
Reception children were presented with a Bible from the school Governors. Rev Mark-Aaron Tisdale presented them in the hall and they will be used in school to support RE and collective worship. The Bibles will then come home and can be shared with families at home.
Year 5 Thursday 30th September 2021
As part Year 5's were visited in school by Mr Israr Khan and Councillor Ansar Ali from Masjid Ghousia mosque in Peterborough. Mr Ali talked about the Five Pillars of Islam, and shared the main message of Islam, to be kind to others. He talked about the similarities between Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The children were fascinated and asked many questions.