Matthew Arnold Primary School follows the Liverpool Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education. The syllabus aims to allow pupils to explore themes and concepts within religion drawing on beliefs from a range of different faiths and world views. The Liverpool SACRE has produced a syllabus which is intended to be fully inclusive. The aim of Religious Education is not to make believers out of pupils but to educate and inform; the syllabus is designed in a way to be reflective and inclusive.
Structure of the Liverpool Agreed Syllabus:
The agreed syllabus sets out what pupils should study in Religious Education.
Foundation Stage – Although not statutory RE can be used to contribute towards the Early Learning Goals
Key Stages 1 and 2 – The syllabus follows the same format as the National Curriculum programmes of study with sections on knowledge, skills and understanding and breadth of study.