Let Your Light Shine
Nurturing the potential for an even brighter future
"You are the light of the world - like a town on a hill that cannot be hidden." Matthew 5v14
We believe, at Malvern Wells CE Primary School, that Religion and Worldviews is an integral part of a balanced and broad curriculum. It allows pupils to consider and respond to important questions, as well as pursuing their own spiritual development. We are here to give our pupils an excellent education with a rich and inspiring curriculum, at the same time providing nurture and care for their spiritual/emotional, moral, social and cultural wellbeing.
In Key Stage One, the customs and beliefs of Christianity and Judaism or Islam are studied and compared.
In Key Stage Two, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and other non-religious worldviews are studied in a systematic way so that the children are able to understand the essential elements of these religions and beliefs.
A high quality Religion and Worldviews (R&W) curriculum is essential to meet the statutory requirement for all maintained schools to teach a broad and balanced curriculum. At the heart of R&W in church schools is the teaching of Christianity, rooted in the person and work of Jesus Christ. At Malvern Wells C of E school, we are a fully inclusive community and as such we actively encourage learning about other religions and world views, fostering respect for them.
By the time our pupils leave Malvern Wells, we would hope that they;
Appropriate to age, at the end of the children’s time at Malvern Wells C of E School, we expect that all children are religiously literate and as a minimum are able to: