Religious Education is at the heart of our school ethos. We are a Church of England School and achieved a ‘Good with outstanding elements’ SIAMS inspection.
As a school we aim to ensure that our children leave us prepared for the world as ‘Global Explorers’ equipped to live their lives ‘spiritually’ and aware of the major world religions ‘worldly’.
Being ‘spiritual’ is one of the big ideas in our curriculum. It is our aim that our children leave us spiritually awakened, both outwardly and inwardly. We aim for our children’s learning during RE lessons, to ensure that they are able to reflect on the natural world and human capacities and achievements. At the same time we want them to be able to look inwards on themselves to reflect on their beliefs, values, feelings, hopes, dreams and ‘aspirations’.
It is our intent that we give our children primarily an awareness of the Christian faith through a holistic teaching approach so that children have a coherent understanding of Christian beliefs and practices when they leave St Nicholas. However, the UK is increasingly multi-cultural and as such society is affected by many religious beliefs and practices – it is therefore, only right that we equip our young children with the education of these religions in order to foster a love and understanding of other religions and cultures from around the world. This means that they will grow up to be knowledgeable, responsible and compassionate citizens of the world – ‘worldly’.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is
used to prevent cross site request forgery.
An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
An 'awsUploads' object is used to facilitate file uploads.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: