RE Subject Leaders: planning

Long Term Plans

The Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education for Gloucestershire and the resource Understanding Christianity are completely compatible.  For examples of how these can be combined in a whole school long term plan, please use links below.

Single year group classes, one year rolling programme

Mixed year groups, two year rolling programme

Mixed year groups, four year rolling programme


Planning a Unit

The planning process is at the heart of the syllabus (p.39 and p.53). The five steps are designed to help teachers to make the best of the units and plan excellent RE. The links below take you to these five steps for key stages 1 and 2 in a planning outline grid. Note that there is flexibility in terms of choosing content, but that all steps need to be followed.

Key stage 1 footsteps planning

Key stage 2 footsteps planning


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