This long-awaited second edition is an accessible, practical guide for primary teachers.
It covers the teaching of religious education at the Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.
Taking account of the changes to RE over the last decade, it maps out and considers the implications for teachers of:changes that have taken place over the last few years with regard to changing aims and objectives in the subjectthe legal frameworkthe broadening understanding of the notion of religionconcern for spiritual developmentemergence of citizenship as an additional component of the curriculumintroduction of formal guidelines to the content of REteaching Christianity and other world faiths tackling important topics and contemporary issuesplanning RE across the primary schoolplanning a unit of workusing different teaching approachesmonitoring and assessing progress. The book is full of practical examples and will also contain a uesful resources section.
In addition there will be a chapter on key religions, which will look at Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.