At Cottam Primary, we take an enquiry-based approach to Religious Education with our learning units focused around a key question. We follow the Lancashire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education and teach Christianity, Islam and Hindu Dharma progressively across the year groups. Our local community is also reflected through units on Sikhism, Judaism and Buddhism with the incorporation of non-religious views too.
Through exploring sacred texts and religious stories, handling artefacts, visiting places of worship and watching first hand accounts of how religion can touch everyday life, our children are able to develop their knowledge, understanding and tolerance of religious beliefs, practices and traditions.
Religious Education plays an important role within our school, along with all other curriculum areas, in promoting the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our children. Careful planning supports the promotion of British Values; Democracy, Rule of Law, Individual Liberty, Mutual Respect and Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs.