Key Stage 2

"The action of God in the unfolding history of this 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

"Love of neighbour…involves working for a just society, both locally and internationally, so that all are assured of fair access to the means of life and work. It includes love for the poor which results in the practical aid of our neighbours in their spiritual and bodily needs." 
Religious Education Curriculum Directory p.35

6.2 Justice

Learning ABOUT and learning FROM the Catholic Faith

Key Learning Objectives

In this unit you will have the opportunity to:

  • know that God called the Old Testament prophets and the different ways they responded, (e.g.Daniel) ;
  • know that the prophets spoke out against injustice (eg. Naboth’s vineyard, Nathan’s judgement on David);
  • know how some prophets were persecuted because they spoke out against injustice (eg. Elijah);
  • know that as Christians we are called to speak out against injustice;
  • know about individuals who have been persecuted for speaking out about injustice;
  • know that Advent is a time of waiting and hoping for the birth of the Messiah at Christmas;
  • know that the birth of Jesus fulfilled Old Testament prophecies;

In this unit you will have the opportunity to:

  • know that God calls us to speak out against injustice;
  • identify times we have witnessed injustice in the past;
  • reflect on how we have responded;
  • identify ways we can speak out against injustice in our own lives.