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As Global Citizens we BELIEVE that...

 We believe that the teaching of Religious Education at Eskdale should develop an understanding and respect for beliefs, values and practices with relation to themselves and others. The learning of Religious Education at Eskdale is rooted in our core values, specifically ‘Skills and Knowledge for Life’ and ‘Take Care’. 

As Global Citizens we STRIVE to ...

Our core intent is for our pupils to strive to: 

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of Christianity and the other main religions.
  • Express an understanding of the influences of beliefs, values and traditions on individuals, communities, societies and cultures. 
  • Gain and deploy the skills needed to make reasoned and informed judgements about religious and moral issues. 
  • Develop positive attitudes of respect towards other people who hold views and beliefs different from their own. 
  • Enhance their personal development by reflecting on their own beliefs, values and experiences. 


Religious Education is taught discretely at Eskdale, following the The Agreed Syllabus for RE in Nottinghamshire and The Discovery RE scheme. 


As Global Citizens we ACHIEVE by ...

To allow our pupils to achieve, our method of teaching incorporates specific meta-cognitive strategies to enable all pupils to retain the learning of both skill and knowledge.