The aim of religious education is to promote knowledge and understanding of the Catholic faith, its relevance to the ultimate questions of life and the skills required to engage in religious thinking.In our Religious Education lessons, children receive a spiritual and knowledge based presentation of the Catholic Faith.It is realistic and relates to the lives of the pupils both inside and outside school.Teachers are aware of the diversity of backgrounds, family relationships and faith experiences of pupils and are sensitive in their approach to discussions which connect to these experiences.Through the RE teaching we aim
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The school publishes a Religious Education newsletter each term to inform parents about the forthcoming Religious Education topics. Parents are notified about Masses and Liturgies in the school's weekly newsletter.The school regularly supports parish events and fund raising e.g. CAFOD, Catholic Children’s’ Society, Advent Appeals, Lenten Appeals, Poppy Appeal and we support the homeless through our local parish, St Anselm and St Cecilia, Holborn.For three weeks of each school year, pupils will study other faiths. Where possible, people from other faiths will be invited into school to address pupils.A central message of Christianity is that although we are all different, God loves each one of us equally, regardless of background, gender or ability. The school recognises and caters for the individual needs of pupils, acknowledging that we all have different gifts and talents.Learning tasks are matched to the abilities of pupils to enable them to achieve success, helping them develop their full potential and develop positive self-images.