THE YEAR OF FAITH UNITS:
Advent and Christmas
The Diocesan Policy on
Religious Education (2012) commits the Diocese to support schools in implementing
the requirements of the Curriculum Directory and other norms of the Bishops’
Conference. In recent
years this Diocesan support has focussed on agreeing and developing
a fuller understanding of the national Levels of Attainment and in improving
the teaching of Scripture.
The units produced for the Year of Faith serve two purposes. First, they model the application of these two important
areas and so serve as continuing the professional development of Staff. Second, the content they offer explicitly supports Pope Benedict’s call for
a Year of Faith during 2012-13.
Each of the units will model:
· A Scripture
process employing the principles described in the new Religious Education
Curriculum Directory (RECD),
· Content necessary for achievement
of the Diocesan understanding of the Levels of Attainment up to and including
· Explicit links between the teaching
of Religious Education and the new RECD as required by the Diocesan Inspection
· Opportunities by which
pupils are invited, in line with the Archbishop’s proposed programme, to
consider the most fundamental aspect of Faith:
- belief in God.
This second unit continues Archbishop Vincent's theme of Faith by exploring the incarnation through study of Advent and Christmas.
See below for units in Word and PDF format.
Contact details for Primary Team Advisers/Consultants:
Pam Singh, Margaret Carswell, Kathleen Gilbert, Yvonne Govan, Michael Corcoran, Catherine Bryan
Telephone: 020 7798 9005, Email; first email@example.com