Key Stage 2

"The action of God in the unfolding history of the covenant relationship and the variety of human response is revealed in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament."
Religious Education Curriculum Directory p.14

4.2 Trust in God

Learning ABOUT and learning FROM the Catholic Faith

Key Learning Objectives

In this unit you will have the opportunity to:

  • know Jesus’ teaching on the importance of trusting in him;
  • know that it is not always easy to trust in God (e.g. Zechariah);
  • know the promise God made to Mary through the angel Gabriel;
  • know how Joseph put his trust in God when the angel appeared to him;
  • be familiar with Mary’s song of praise and trust in God, i.e. the Magnificat;
  • know that God fulfilled his promise to Mary when Jesus, the Son of God was born.

In this unit you will have the opportunity to:

  • deepen our awareness of God loves for us and know that he asks us to trust in him;
  • reflect on times we have found it difficult to trust;
  • reflect on the importance of keeping promises;
  • make our own Advent promises;
  • reflect on how Mary and Joseph placed all their trust in God;
  • experience a celebration of the Nativity.