Orchard Church of England Primary School

The school day starts at 8.50 am (doors open at 8.40 am and all gates open at 8.30 am). School ends at 3.15 pm (all gates open at 3.05 pm)

  1. About Us
  2. Curriculum
  3. R.E.


Religious Education enables children to learn from religion as well as about religions. It leads to a greater understanding of the Christian Values which underpin our curriculum.

Quotes from our SIAMS Church Inspection (June 2019) about RE


Religious Education is an influential core subject. Effective planning enables pupils to develop a good understanding of Christianity and different world religions.’

RE has a high profile in the school.’

‘Lessons make use of a creative and innovative curriculum.'’

‘Through the curriculum, faith celebration days, visitors and visits to places of worship, pupils develop respect for a range of world faiths and cultures including Christianity.’

Orchard School Prayer

Lord, bless our Christian school

help us to respect each other,

so that by working together,

praying and playing together,

we may learn to serve you and serve one another

in the love of God, Amen.

R.E. Long Term Plan

Progression Ladder in R.E.