Coxhoe Primary School

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'God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.' - Max Lucado


What we say about RE at Coxhoe Primary

Our RE lead, Mrs Elliott, says...

At Coxhoe Primary School, we believe that our RE curriculum provides pupils with the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of a wide range of views and beliefs that reflects our diverse society in order for children to show mutual respect towards others. Children acquire core knowledge and understanding through engaging lessons in class, including drawing, stories and drama, which is reinforced through enrichment opportunities from visits, visitors and workshops. Children are also given the opportunity to become critical thinkers as they are encouraged to question values and beliefs and many lessons will spark a 'big' question leading to further enquiry. The final piece of the puzzle is personal reflection as children think about how their learning relates to them or how it impacts their thinking. RE is based around these key elements allowing for a rich learning experience. 

Our Year 6 RE Ambassadors (Poppie, Esme and Jayden) say...

Hello! We are Poppie, Esme and Jayden, the R.E ambassadors for the school. We really enjoy RE as we find out about how people live their lives and what is important to them. In Coxhoe Primary School RE is always fun. We learn in lots of different ways including drawing, drama, practical activities and visitors to help us remember key information. We also learn outside of the classroom through visits to different places of worship. 

Children across the school say...

"I like learning about Jesus including different facts about him."

"I like to show what I have learnt through writing and drawing."

"I enjoyed making a wreath all about advent."

"We enjoyed using an S plan to show a journey like we do in English."

"I enjoy all of the different activities in our lessons."

"I enjoy learning about different religions and how religious people live their lives."

Curriculum Intent

At Coxhoe Primary School, we believe that Religious Education provides our pupils with the opportunity to study religious and non-religious world views. It aims to promote mutual respect, tolerance and understanding of other’s faiths and beliefs in our diverse society. Our curriculum reflects the fact that the religious traditions of Great Britain are in the main Christian, whilst taking account of the teachings and practices of the other principal religions represented in Great Britain. Teaching is non-denominational and is not designed to convert pupils or urge a particular religion or set of beliefs on pupils. It provides the opportunity for them to critically respond to different views and beliefs, along with encouraging personal reflection.  

RE Policy

RE Enrichment Activities

  • Celebrating Interfaith Week
  • Harvest Festival and Christingle celebrations at St Mary's Church
  • Visitors in school
  • Workshops
  • Visiting places of worship
  • School competitions 

R.E at Coxhoe Primary School 2023-24

Spring Term

Autumn Term


This week at school, we have been celebrating Diwali - the festival of light.  We learnt all about what Diwali is and the different things people do to celebrate this all around the world. We have done lots of fun activities this week including using clay to make our very own diva lamps. We dressed up in our role play area and made some beautiful rangoli patterns. 

R.E at Coxhoe Primary School 2022-2023