We wish to foster our pupils’ relationship with God and with others in order to be capable of reaching their full potential as responsible and caring adults.
Religious Education is provided in accordance with the Diocesan programme of study as directed by the Religious Education Directory. The Curriculum planning wheels are used throughout the school to support planning and coverage. They are supported by a the use of approved schemes which include “Come and See” and “The Vine and the Branches” in addition to materials from Cafod and Caritas in Action.
Time spent on this curriculum area is 2-2.5 hours per week depending on the Key Stage.
Human Relationships and Sex Education falls within the general framework of Religious Education within the school, and in accordance with the moral and dogmatic teaching of the church. Parents are informed of any special programmes in sex education.
Parents have a legal right to request that their child be withdrawn from lessons in Religious Education or from acts of Collective Worship. This may be done in consultation with the Headteacher.