Naming ceremonies

Topic: Naming ceremonies Learning Outcomes Exploring the rites and ceremonies associated with a variety of belief systems   Introduction To introduce the lesson, I will ask a few of the children their names, I will then ask them where they got their names from and if  they celebrated it (to Read more…

Summer Solstice

Topic: Summer Solstice LT focus: Examine the links between religious rites and ceremonies and their beginnings in older traditions such as the Summer Solstice. Introduction Using Padlet, the children recall some celebrations that are date related? What are the celebrations and on which dates do they fall? As the celebrations Read more…

Humanism

Topic: Humanism LT focus: Lesson 1 Attempt to locate common values across the traditions Appreciate that Humanists believe in evidence-based investigation Introduction What is Humanism or what does it mean to be a Humanist? What are our senses? Why are they important? People use their senses to find out about Read more…

Humanism – Summer Solstice

Topic: Humanism – Summer Solstice LT focus: Recall various celebrations studied to date and their corresponding religions. Discuss some common ways in which we celebrate. Investigate the school surroundings using the five senses. Compose a question for explanation writing prompted by the outdoors. Introduction In class: Recall various celebrations studied Read more…

Humanism and Atheism

Topic: Humanism and Atheism LT focus: To introduce the pupils to Humanism and Atheism Introduction Group Discussion- What is the best colour and why? In pairs the children discuss and  share their ideas with the class. The teacher asks the following questions: Did everyone choose the same colour? Why not? Read more…

Humanism

Topic: Humanism Learning Outcomes To recognise that Humanists ask the same questions as other groups. To explore how we can all come up with different answers to the same questions. To reflect on how we can find answers to our questions. Introduction Teacher explains ‘what we’re going to learn today’ Read more…

Humanism / Atheism

Topic: Humanism / Atheism LT focus: To recognise that Humanists have asked the same questions as other groups. To understand that Humanists believe that we have one life and that we should live it to the full. To evaluate what it means to be our best self. Introduction The teacher Read more…