Curriculum Links

Performances

Each of our productions or workshops are designed in conjunction with the National Curriculum. 

Key Stage 1

Religious Education

  1. Explore a range of religious stories.
  2. Explore how religious beliefs and ideas can be expressed through the arts.
  3. Reflect on and consider religious and spiritual feelings, experiences and concepts such as worship, wonder, praise, thanks, concern, joy and sadness.
  4. Identify what matters to them and others, including those with religious commitments.
  5. Reflect on how spiritual and moral values relate to their own behaviour.
  6. Recognise that religious teachings and ideas make a difference to individuals, families and the local community.
  7. What people believe about God, humanity and the natural world.
  8. How and why some stories are sacred and important in religion.
  9. How and why celebrations are important in religion.
  10. Where and how people belong and why belonging is important.
  11. Who I am and my uniqueness as a person in a family and community.

English

  1. Sustain concentration.
  2. Remember specific points that interest them.

Key Stage 2

Religious Education

  1. Describe and begin to understand religious and other responses to ultimate and ethical questions.
  2. Reflect on what it means to belong to a faith community.
  3. Reflect on ideas of right and wrong and their own and others’ responses to them.
  4. Reflect on sources of inspiration in their own and others’ lives.
  5. How people’s beliefs about God, the world and others impact on their lives.
  6. Reflecting on their own and others’ insights into life and its origin, purpose and meaning.

 

Workshops

English key stages 1&2

Listening

  1. To listen, understand and respond appropriately to others
  2. Identify the gist of an account or key points in a discussion and evaluate what they hear
  3. Ask relevant questions to clarify, extend and follow up ideas
  4. Respond to others appropriately, taking into account what they say

Group discussion and interaction

  1. To talk effectively as members of a group.
  2. Make contributions relevant to the topic and take turns in discussion.
  3. Vary contributions to suit the activity and purpose, including exploratory and tentative comments where ideas are being collected together, and reasoned, evaluative comments as discussion moves to conclusions or actions.
  4. Qualify or justify what they think after listening to others’ questions or accounts.
  5. Deal politely with opposing points of view and enable discussion to move on.

Drama

  1. To participate in a wide range of drama activities.