Ashbourne Hilltop
Primary and Nursery School

with ERS Provision

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Religious Education

Provision for pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is good. Most pupils make strong progress in religious education (RE)”. OFSTED December 2018.


Religious Education allows children to gain a depth of understanding and insight into the diversity of religions and beliefs in the world around them.  The aims of Religious Education at Ashbourne Hilltop Primary and Nursery School are:


  • To ensure the children develop a broad understanding of different faiths and to promote their moral, spiritual and cultural development
  • To encourage children to have respect and empathy for other peoples different needs, views, faiths, beliefs and cultures
  • To allow the children to develop their own sense of Identity and belonging.


RE is taught weekly and is structured around The Derbyshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2014-19 including the Humanist supplement 2017.


Derbyshire Agreed Syllabus for RE:


Derbyshire Agreed Syllabus – Humanist Supplement: