ACCRINGTON BENJAMIN HARGREAVES CE ( VA) PRIMARY SCHOOL
Religious Education Policy
Benjamin Hargreaves is a Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School and, as such, it is committed to providing an R.E. programme that is in accordance with the aims of the Mission Statement, Trust Deed and Governors’ Curriculum Aims, using the Diocesan Education Syllabus combined with the relevant sections of the Lancashire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education.
We emphasise the significance of Christianity, centred on Anglican beliefs and practices, in the contemporary world. We encourage awareness and respect for other faiths.
We, at Benjamin Hargreaves, strive for excellence and enjoyment in education by providing a safe, secure, caring family environment where all are valued and respected as individuals.
We will endeavour to enable all children to reach their full potential, whilst growing in their love and understanding of the Christian faith.
R.E. Syllabus content
Reporting and Assessment
Monitoring and Evaluation
The Subject Leader has responsibility for:-
After discussion with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors parents/carers have the right to withdraw their child from Religious Education lessons.
‘The worship and Religious Education provided by the School is in accordance with the Church of England Foundation. This foundation is also reflected in the curriculum and the whole life of the school community. Since the conduct of the School as a whole reflects the Church of England ethos, removal of pupils from worship and /or Religious Education (as parents are legally entitled to do) cannot insulate them from the religious life of the school.’
Review date: December 2018