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Coverage and Concept Map 22/23

Coverage Map

RE

2022-23

 

Explorers/Adventurers Primary.

Explorers secondary/ Adventurers Primary 

Adventurers Secondary 

Pioneers 

Term 1 

Key Concept 

Creation/God

Creation / God

Creation/ God/the fall 

Creation/ God

Topic 

Creation- Christian and non religious groups  

Creation- Christian and non religious groups  

Creation - Christian and non religious groups

Creation- Christians,Muslims,Hindus, Jews. 

Composite Skills (6 MAX)

Explore:

Special traditions:fruit and veg picking, donating goods to church/charity, 

Special sounds: song, prayer 


 

Listen to the Christian creation story

Explore how and when Christians like to thank their creator

Talk about their own experiences and feelings about the world. 

Retell creation stories, talking about what they say about the world, God and human beings. 

Know how and when Christians like to thank their creator

Describe how and why Christians might pray to God, say sorry and ask for forgiveness.

Make connections to own beliefs and practices. 

Retell creation stories from different religious and non religious groups.

Know a range of different religious and non religious groups’ beliefs about creation

Make connections between beliefs and practices of different religious and non religious groups.  






 

Term 2 

Key Concept 

Incarnation

Incarnation

Incarnation

Incarnation 

Topic 

Christmas

Christmas 

Christmas 

Creation/Christmas 

Composite Skills (6 MAX)

To Explore:

Special people- Jesus

Special story- nativity

Special foods

Special objects- presents, decorations, tree etc

Special place- church 

Special sounds- Christmas carols, bells.

Talk about people who are special to them 

Make connections with personal experiences.

Retell elements of the christmas story 

Know some things that happen at Christmas time.

Express feelings about Christmas celebrations.



 

Know Jesus and God are special to Christians 

Retell the nativity story 

Begin to recognise that God sent his son Jesus to Earth

Begin to recognise Jesus was born  on Christmas day (25th December)

Recall simply what happens at a traditional Christian festival (Christmas) 

Identify own beliefs about christmas 

To know christian beliefs about christmas.

To know how christians around the world celebrate Christmas. 

To compare and contrast their own and other people's beliefs and practices.
















 

Term 3 

Key Concept 

God

God

God. Torah

God.Torah. The People of the Land. 

Topic 

Jews- Purim

Jews- Purim

Jews- Purim

Jews- who is Jewish and how do they live?

Composite Skills (6 MAX)

To Explore:

Special story/special person - Esther

Special foods- Hamantaschen 

Special sounds- Graggers

Special traditions- Graggers, dressing up, eating Hamantaschen. 

Retell some elements of the story of Esther 

Know some ways in which Purim is celebrated.

Make links between Jewish beliefs and practices and own life. 



 

Know some key Jewish beliefs. 

Retell the story of Esther 

Know how Purim is celebrated 

Know why Purim is celebrated 

Know that Purim is a special celebration for Jewish people

Make links to own beliefs,practices and traditions.

Know some key Jewish beliefs

Know some stories used in celebrations and how  they remind Jews of what God is like. 

Give examples of how Jewish people celebrate special times (e.g. Shabbat, Sukkot, Chanukah) • 

Make links between Jewish ideas of God found in the stories and how people live • 

Give an example of how some Jewish people might remember God in different ways (e.g. mezuzah, on Shabbat) 

Make links to own life, beliefs and practices. 


 

Term 4 

Key Concept 

God. Salvation.

God.Salvation.

God.Salvation.

God.Salvation.

Topic 

Easter

Easter

Easter 

Easter 

Composite Skills (6 MAX)

To Explore:

Special people- Jesus

Special story- Easter

Special foods- Eggs, biscuits, hot cross buns etc.

Special symbols- eggs, chicks, bunnies,crosses etc.

Special place- church 

Special sounds- Easter songs

Special traditions- egg hunt, painting eggs.

Listen to the Easter  story

Know that Jesus died

Know some ways that Christians celebrate Easter 

Know some Easter traditions in our own lives.


 

Retell Easter story 

Know how Christians celebrate Easter 

Know why Christians celebrate Easter

Know some Easter symbols and their meaning. 

Make connections between Christian beliefs and practices and own lives.

Understand the meaning  of the Easter story to Christians and what it tells them about God.

To know how christians around the world celebrate Easter.

To compare and contrast their own and other people's beliefs and practices.














 

Term 5 

Key Concept 

Self awareness

Self awareness/noticing similarities and differences

Self awareness/ feelings/friendship

Self awareness/  feelings/belonging

Topic 

Who am I  and where do I belong?

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Composite Skills (6 MAX)

Recognising self and others

Naming self and others

Indicating likes and dislikes.

To recognise and communicate own physical features

To notice similarities in appearance.

To notice differences in appearance.

To recognise and communicate what I like and don't like in class.


 

To  recognise and communicate what I like and don't like. To recognise similarities and differences in what we like and don’t like. (what we value)

To recognise and express feelings about things I like and dislike. To recognise similarities and differences in what we like and don’t like(what we value).

To express feelings  and concerns. To know that people have different feelings and behave respectfully.

To listen to opinions of others. 

To take part in self reflection about my personal qualities. To share my opinion on the qualities of others. 

To ask and answer questions, listen to other people’s opinions and  explain our opinions on each other's personal qualities. 

To reflect on my qualities and discuss my feelings about them. 

To reflect on  where and with who I belong. To express my feelings about where I belong.

To express my feelings about where I will belong in the near future and what qualities/strategies could help.

Term 6

Key Concept 

Self awareness

Self awareness/noticing similarities and differences

Self awareness/ feelings/friendship

Self awareness/  feelings/belonging

Topic 

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Who am I, and where do I belong?

Composite Skills (6 MAX)

Recognising self and others

Naming self and others

Indicating likes and dislikes.

To recognise and communicate what I like and don’t like for lunch 

To recognise and communicate what I like and don’t like on the playground/field.

To recognise and communicate  who I like to be with in school.

To recognise and communicate who is in my family

To recognise people in my new class.

To share information about myself with my new class. To notice similarities between myself and my peers. 

To learn what a friend is, who is or might be a friend.

To recognise what belonging is and  recognise some places  where I belong.

To express feelings and concerns To know that people have different feelings about different things.

 To listen to opinions on what might help me. 

To ask and answer questions.

To recognise where I would like to belong.

To recognise who I  would  like to belong with

To reflect on what gives us a sense of belonging. To discuss how we can find places and people to belong with.

To express my feelings about where I will belong in the near future and what qualities/strategies could help.

To ask and answer questions. To notice similarities between myself and my peers.

 

Explorers: ‘Who am I and where do I belong?’ runs as continuous provision all year. They will focus on self awareness  and have access to topics through exploration using their senses as well as through ‘Exploration of the World’ via the Explorers pathway curriculum. 

 

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