Religious Education is both explicit through the passing on of doctrine and implicit in the way we behave towards others, in our relationships with all and through our own way of life.
Religious Education helps pupils to recognize and appreciate the religious and spiritual dimensions of life appropriate to their age and maturity. It allows and encourages opportunities for searching and questioning in an open manner. It seeks to challenge pupils about their own beliefs and encourages them to deepen their faith. It encourages them to respect others in their own personal quest for meaning.
In a Catholic school religious education, while taking account of diversity, seeks to promote a deeper knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of the Catholic faith.At the same time it relates to and respects other faiths and traditions and ways in which they express the significance of human life. It is concerned with the development of the whole person