RE Learning

Understanding Christianity – Gospel

What kind of world did Jesus want?

Your child will be able to:

  • Identify this as part of a ‘Gospel’, which tells the story of the life and teaching of Jesus.
  • Make clear links between the calling of the first disciples and how Christians today try to follow Jesus and be ‘fishers of people.’
  • Offer suggestions about what Jesus’ actions towards the leper might mean for a Christian.
  • Make simple links between Bible texts and the concept of ‘Gospel’ (good news).
  • Give examples of how Christians try to show love to all, including how members of the clergy follow Jesus’ teaching.
  • Make links between the Bible stories studied and the importance of love, and life in the world today, expressing some ideas of their own clearly.


Class 3 are embarking on a unit on Sikhism where they will learn to understand the reasons why a Sikh may choose to join the Khalsa.

They will explore the following key questions:

  • Do religious people lead better lives?
  • Is religion the most important influence and inspiration in people’s life?
  • Do all religions beliefs influence people to behave well towards each other?

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