Religious Education in our school is taught in accordance with the locally agreed syllabus and reflects the teaching of the Church of England.
Through the teaching of religious education we aim to promote the spiritual and moral development of the children, at the same time seeking to ensure that it promotes respect, understanding and tolerance for those who adhere to different faiths.
For the teaching of Christianity, we use the resources from Understanding Christianity, which has been developed by the Church of England Education Office.
These resources allow the children to build a theological and conceptual understanding of Christianity by...
Awareness, Mystery & Value
For the teaching of other religions (Judaism, Islam & Hinduism) we use the resources from Awareness, Mystery & Value, which has been developed by Somerset SACRE.
These resources allow children to build an essential core knowledge of these different religions by...
To find out more about our aims and values at St Peter's, please follow the link below.
A parent does have the right to withdraw their child from religious education if so wished. In order to comply with the 1988 Education Reform Act each school is required to ensure that all pupils take part in daily collective worship. Nothing in the Education Reform Act affects parents’ rights, as established in the 1944 Act. Any parent does have the right to withdraw their child from collective worship if they wish.