Religious Education at Orchard Academy
Religious Education supports the promotion of community cohesion and plays a major role in helping pupils understand diversity and develop respect for the beliefs and cultures of others.
We promote pupils’ spiritual development by allowing children to reflect on the implications of religion and belief for their own lives. Learning about religion and belief helps children to explore the nature of religion. Whilst learning from religion and belief allows them to reflect on and respond to their own experiences.
Throughout children's time with us at Orchard, they will have opportunities to learn about all of the main religions; Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism.
Parents/carers are able to withdraw their child from RE or collective worship but must discuss this with the Headteacher beforehand and in writing.