- be able to explain some of the symbolism associated with and appropriateness of customs surrounding ... birth ...
- know about kashrut and understand how it affects Jewish life;
- show knowledge and understanding of bar mitzvah customs;
- be aware of the new responsibilities and status that follow a boy's bar mitzvah;
- appreciate that being bar mitzvah involves obedience to the Torah.
- understand Sikh naming customs;
- be aware that men and women are considered equal and that children are valued and important.
- become aware of the life-cycle of ... humans;
- become aware of their stage in the life-cycle;
- begin to recognise rites of passage as marking stages in life-cycles;
- begin to explore their responses to life-cycles (and the questions these pose);
- be aware of the benefits of belonging to groups - family friends, club and be able to identify simple rules which apply in these groups;
- develop their awareness of what is important to them;
- begin to recognise different opinions about life values;
- be able to respond to views which are different from their own.