I am extremely proud to share the findings from our Ofsted Short Inspection on 15 March which concludes Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a 'GOOD' school and 'pupils are nurtured at the school and thrive in the calm, orderly environment.
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I hope you enjoy reading the report as much as I did.
Religious education at Garlinge Primary School and Nursery seeks to make a major contribution to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils by helping them gain a knowledge and understanding of major world religions, an appreciation that religions are a way of life and not an abstract system of ideas and the ability to develop their own religious beliefs.
At Garlinge we follow the Kent Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education (RE). Christianity predominates, being taught for half the allocated time. Various world religions are studied in the remaining half of the time: these are Judaism, Islam, Sikhism and Hinduism. The Kent RE Guidance gives a "model" RE curriculum plan, which we have adopted. It has the variety, breadth and balance required of such a scheme and ensures that enough time is spent on each unit.
Pupils experience a wide variety of teaching and learning activities appropriate to the subject matter to be covered. Pupils will have the opportunity to access the RE curriculum through: