SPECIAL DAYS/RITUAL OBJECTS – PRAYER MATS
Judaism is studied by everyone and Islam one of the options of choice from the three other religions. It is taught for
one week every year. The themes are the same for all religions.
Muslims are followers of the religion of Islam, which began in Saudi Arabia around the seventh century. They believe in one God, Allah. There are two main groups of Muslims, Shi’ah and Sunni. The Sunnis are the larger group. their beliefs are similar but they differ on the forms of leadership. what the children learn in this programme of study is a middle way, offering what is most general in Islam.
Through this theme children will come to learn and understand about special objects and what is special for Muslims.