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Cornwall Agreed Syllabus 2011

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+ The importance of Buddhism in Cornwall as the second largest identifiable religious tradition, its origins in Cornwall and its various expressions

Although Buddhism originated in Asia it has steadily grown in popularity across Europe. Buddhists have been established in Cornwall since the 1940's when Zen Buddhist meetings commenced in Mousehole. Today there are a number of active Buddhist organisations across Cornwall.

Key Stage 3 pupils will discover how Buddhists in Cornwall practice their faith and explore the different expressions of Buddhism found locally.