RE policy: examples (primary)

See examples of RE policies from Church of England, Catholic and non-faith schools to find out how they organise RE teaching and learning.

Last reviewed on 22 March 2022
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  1. Example from a Church of England school
  2. Examples from Catholic schools
  3. Example from a non-faith school

Example from a Church of England school

Preston St Matthew’s Church of England (CofE) Primary School in Lancashire says in its RE policy (scroll down to "curriculum subject policies") that RE should allow pupils to explore areas such as:

  • The Christian faith 
  • Religious language and symbolism 
  • Other world faiths

This is explained on page 3 of the policy.

The school's RE co-ordinator monitors the RE provision on a termly cycle, with reference to the school improvement plan. This is set out on page 4. 

Examples from Catholic schools

The RE policy from English Martyrs Roman Catholic (RC) Primary School in Tower Hamlets (see "EM Religious Education Policy") says that some of the RE co-ordinator's responsibilities are:

St Augustine's Catholic Primary School in

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