Aims and objectives
This resource provides both teachers and students with a basic introduction
to the six main faiths in terms of the principles of the faith and
its associated place of worship.
No previous knowledge is required.
In the classroom
This is a tour around some of the more significant places of worship
in Birmingham. All the major faiths are included and can be accessed
by clicking on the map. Surrounding the map are the six symbols
representing the six faiths. Clicking on a symbol will open up additional
information about that faith.
The Sacred Places area has been developed to provide an introductory
resource to the diversity of the six main faiths:
The site is presented in 'map form' with significant sites of faith
identified. Clicking on a site location will launch a combination
of text and imagery associated to that place of worship. The texts
contain background information relating to the faith and the religious
Surrounding the 'map' are the six religious symbols. Clicking on
a symbol will open further information about that specific faith
providing useful details about its basic beliefs, sacred texts and
As this is an RE resource, there are no curriculum references for
this activity. Teachers will need to relate the learning objectives
to their own LEA’s agreed syllabus as appropriate.