This unit considers why some places and some journeys are significant for religious believers. It also examines the experience of pilgrimage for Christians, Muslims and Hindus. Students are also encouraged to reflect on their own special places and how a journey can change a life. During this unit all pupils will have the opportunity of visiting one of the Kirklees Faith Centres.
This unit considers justice, seen from the perspective of three world faiths. It starts with a consideration of what ‘justice’ and ‘injustice’ mean, encouraging students to think critically about justice in the world and community. Students investigate stories and teachings about the theme from the chosen religious traditions and consider how these teachings are applied, looking at some case studies and examples. The last part of the unit asks students to reflect on a range of responses to justice and consider the difference they can make.
This unit of work studies the Buddhist faith through the life of Prince Siddharta. It looks at how its followers lead their lives today.
The school has no affiliation to any particular denomination. Religious Education is designed by the local Standing Committee on Religious Education to teach about religion. Religious Education is not intended to promote a set of beliefs or faith in specific religious ideas since this is the proper role of religious institutions themselves. Collective Acts of Worship are broadly but not normally explicitly Christian in character.
Parents have the right to withdraw their child from Religious Education or Collective Worship either in whole or part, in which case the school will arrange alternative provision on an individual basis. This happens extremely infrequently and parents are asked to discuss any concerns with us before making such a request.