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Bridport St Mary's

C of E Primary School

Vision Statement: Building a caring community, where all can learn and shine!

Vision Statement: Building a caring community, where all can learn and shine!

Religious Education

Religious education - Term 2 

This term we will be looking at how Christians believe that Jesus is the messiah. We will be comparing it to Jewish beliefs and investigating the evidence for and against. As Christmas approaches we will look at the idea of incarnation and how it impacts Christians


Lesson 1: What is Christianity, where do Christians worship and what do Christians believe?

Refresh your knowledge using the videos and text on this webpage from the BBC: 

Take the quiz at the end; how did you score? 


Lesson 2: Jesus was a Jew. The Jews' holy book: the Torah talks about a ‘rescuer’ or ‘anointed one’- a messiah who will come to save them. Some texts talk
about what the ‘messiah’ would be like.  Find out more about Jews using this helpful webpage from the BBC:


Lesson 3: This week we are going to look at a different religion: Hinduism. People who believe in Hinduism are called Hindus. 

On Saturday the 14th of November Hindus here in the UK and around the world will celebrate LIGHT. Let's find out why:


Lesson 4: Let's look a little closer at Jesus and who he was. In this lesson we will hear about his life from his birth at the first Christmas, then we will look at the miracles of Jesus and create a life of Jesus story map. Grab a pencil and paper

Lesson 5: In this lesson we will look at the Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It is a tricky idea but we look at using the image of water to show this.


Lesson 6: Ssshhh, don't tell anyone but Christmas is coming!

This week find out why Christmas is such a special day to Christians - and yes it is connected to a present, a very special present indeed.

Send me a message explaining what you found out and why Christmas is special to you.