Religious Education at Ightenhill
At the heart of our RE syllabus is the quest to understand what it is to be human. By learning about and from religion, we can become more open minded, respectful and achieve greater self-awareness. The skills and attitudes developed though RE can thus make a significant contribution to promoting British Values and developing community cohesion.
We believe that through the teaching of RE we can contribute to pupils’ personal development and well-being and develop community cohesion by promoting mutual respect and tolerance in a diverse society. We work with Building Bridges in Burnley, who work in partnership with Lancashire SACRE to provide school with specialist support to bring Religious Education to life and to promote community cohesion. Through this support, we are able to enrich the children’s learning through regular faith visitors coming into school to share their beliefs and traditions with the children.
Through RE, we aim to provide opportunities for children to;