The RE curriculum at Gascoigne Primary School, embodies the four main 'curriculum intent principles' as follows:
To enable young children to work out the meaning and existence of their lives.
To help young children work out how to live a good life.
To promote spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
To enable young people to flourish as citizens in a global community.
To enable young people to hold an informed conversation about religion and belief.
To be equipped with knowledge and understanding of a range of religions and world views.
To pass on the truth and traditions of a particular faith or belief system.
To inspire life long engagement with the study of religions and belief.
The UN convention on the Rights of a child states, in Article 14:
(freedom of thought,belief and religion)
Every child has the right to think and
believe what they choose and also to
practise their religion, as long as they are
not stopping other people from enjoying