RE Curriculum & With You Always
Come and See & With You Always
How does the With You Always Sacramental Preparation programme fit in with the Come and See school RE curriculum?
These are important questions for children who attend Catholic schools or joint-faith schools that us the Come and See resource. It must be stressed, however, that the With You Always resource was written for children attending any school, and does not assume a great deal of knowledge of the Catholic Faith and Catholic traditions. The With You Always Sacramental Preparation programme is a stand alone resource intended for use in parishes with the support of schools and the home. The Come and See RE resource and the With You Always resource complement each other.
Children in Year 3 Summer Term cover the Reconciliation and Choices themes in preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Advent of Year 4. This includes an introduction to the terminology of the Sacrament (such as absolution, confession, penance, examination of conscience)
Click here for the 'Theological Stepping Stones' to see how the Sacraments of Initiation are covered in the Come and See Curriculum in the primary school years: Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.
Jesus spoke to them... 'and know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time'. (Matthew 28:20)
Parents '...will be the first teachers of their children in the ways of faith. May they also be the best of teachers hearing witness to the faith by what they say and do...' (Rite of Baptism)