Are you looking for ready-to-use primary RE lesson plans? PlanBee is a hive of primary teaching resources to assist with KS1 and KS2 RE teaching in primary schools. All our resources can be used on their own as complete schemes of work or you can mix the wealth of RE lesson plans, worksheets, slides, materials and teaching aids in with your existing planning. However you decide to use PlanBee's resources, there are sure to be lessons that will help take the pressure off your planning, leaving you free to deliver exciting and engaging lessons.
Covering all the major world religions, including Christianity, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism and Islam, your class will develop an understanding of what it means to belong to a religion, as well as the different ways in which people choose to worship and demonstrate their ideas about God.
This KS2 RE scheme of work for Year 5 and 6 introduces your class to Buddhism in a lively and engaging way. These lessons provide your children with information about who Siddhartha Gautama was and how he became Buddha, what Buddhists believe, and how Buddhists worship, whilst also giving them the chance to think about the similarities of Buddhism with other world religions and getting them to ponder what …More Information
Lots of people love celebrating Christmas but with these Year 2 'Christmas Celebrations' RE lessons, your children will learn about why Christmas is special for Christians all over the world and how they celebrate this religious festival. With lesson plans, informative slides, activity ideas, worksheets and a variety of other fun resources, this KS1 'Christmas Celebrations' scheme of work is the perfect…More Information
Journey back to Bethlehem with your class in this series of five KS2 RE lessons as your children discover the details behind the Christmas story. Find out why Bethlehem was the location of the greatest story ever told and how Mary and Joseph found themselves with a newborn in a barn. These informative and empathetic lessons take a fresh look at this familiar story as your class delve deeper into the emotion…More Information
This challenging scheme of work for Year 4 explores the basic Hindu beliefs and studies some of the ways in which this is reflected in Hindu worship and celebrations at home and in the mandir. Your class will have the opportunity to find out what the aum symbol represents, learn some of the characteristics of Hindu gods and goddesses, explore shrines and how they are used in worship, and much more. With…More Information
This festive scheme of work for Year 3 takes a fun approach to teaching children about the traditions, stories and celebrations relating to Divali. Your class will have the chance to hear the story of Rama and Sita, find out why divas are lit at Divali, how Hindu families celebrate Divali, and much more. Using a range of lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, an End of Unit Qui…More Information
Religion has been linked with the arts for thousands of years. This series of six lessons for Year 6 gives your class the chance to find out how, why and when music, drama and art are used in religions around the world. These arty lessons provide plenty of opportunity for your class to learn how other people express themselves as well as learning how to use their own artistic talents to portray ideas about …More Information
This series of five lessons for Year 6 gives your class an insight into Judaism, starting with a brief history of Judaism and continuing to look at the features of Jewish worship, what it means to belong to the Jewish community and the Jewish contribution to the wider community. With lesson plans, informative slides, worksheets, picture cards, question cards and much more, these Judaism lesson plans for…More Information
Find out about all the major rites of passage in a Sikh's life with these 5 Sikhism lessons for KS2. From birth to death, stopping off at naming ceremonies, baptisms and weddings, discover the celebrations and ceremonies of this major world religion as well as finding out the basics of Sikhism and what Sikhs believe. With lesson plans, slides, differentiated worksheets and many more useful resources, th…More Information
Find out about Sikhism and how Sikhs worship at home and at the gurdwara, both privately and as a community. These Year 5 and 6 'Sikh Worship and Community' lessons provide a great insight into this major world religion and focus particularly on how aspects of Sikhism both form and contribute to the community. With detailed lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, information she…More Information
This series of six lessons for Year 6 focuses on what Christian religious buildings tell us about what Christians believe and what is precious to different groups of Christians. The module starts by exploring what the word 'precious' means, both from a personal and religious point of view. It then goes on to explore what churches can tell us about what Christians value. Your class will have the opportunity …More Information