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RE in KS2

By the end of Key Stage 2 children are expected to:

  • Know that God is three on one, Father, Son and Holy Spirit – the Trinity
  • Know that in the beginning God created everything and it was good.  People spoilt the environment and their relationship with God.  This is known as the Fall
  • Know that Christians believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Saviour who came to rescue all people and restore their relationship with God
  • Know that Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God who died on the cross, rose again and is alive with us today
  • Know that Christians believe that Jesus will come again and Earth and Heaven will be transformed to be as God intended (the Kingdom of God)
  • Christians try to put the teaching of Jesus into practice in their everyday lives and build God’s Kingdom on Earth as best they can
  • Know that Pentecost was the start of the church
  • Know that Christians believe that the Holy Spirit is at work in their lives today
  • Know that Christianity is a worldwide multi-cultural faith
  • Know that prayer is an important part of the life of believers and explain why
  • Know the names and stories of at least 3 people in the past and present times who have been called by God to do his work and speak his word
  • Describe the impact responding to God’s call has in a believer’s life
  • Use developing religious vocabulary t talk about the impact religion has on believers’ lives
  • Be able to make comparisons and identify the similarities and differences between the rules for living in Christianity and two other world faiths
  • Ask important questions about religion and belief that improves their learning
  • Experience a visit to a place of worship other than a church
  • Talk knowledgeably about places of worship, the names and features of buildings and the worship that takes place there
  • Retell in detail the stories of Christmas and Easter describing core Christian beliefs and concepts
  • Connect Christian practices, values and beliefs to events and teaching in the Bible
  • Be able to describe and show understanding of the links between the teachings in other Holy Books and the behaviour of believers
  • Be able to express and explain their own opinions on issues they have discussed
  • Use an increasingly wide religious vocabulary to talk about the meaning of rites of passage and pilgrimage experienced by believers as they journey through life
  • Describe what they think motivates people of faith and explain what inspires and influences them personally
  • Ask and suggest answers to questions that show their understanding of distinctive beliefs about God across three world religions
  • Know and be able to talk about links between Christianity and Judaism
  • Describe the similarities and differences within and between Christian denominations with particular reference to the Eucharist




By the end of Key Stage 2, pupils will know, apply and understand the knowledge, concepts and attitudes specified in the Statement of Entitlement for Religious Education, published by the Church of England Education Office.