Religious Studies

Our Vision: To develop students with a knowledge and understanding of the significant role religion has and does play in their world. This will be achieved by delivering an ambitious, knowledge-rich curriculum.

Year 7:

  • Theme 1: Old Testament – Genesis (Judaism and Christianity)
  • Theme 2: Old Testament – Exodus to Exile (Judaism and Christianity
  • Theme 3: Judaism – history, belief and the modern world (partial)

Year 8:

  • Theme 1: New Testament: Life and teachings of Jesus
  • Theme 2: New Testament: Jesus in Jerusalem
  • Theme 3: Christianity: History and Belief
  • Theme 4: Christianity in the modern world
  • Theme 5: Islam: History and belief
  • Theme 6: Islam in the modern world

Year 9:

  • Theme 1: Religion, social justice and human rights
  • Theme 2: Philosophy of Religion and the existence of God
  • Theme 3: The environment and animal rights
  • Theme 4: Judaism in the modern world: persecution
  • Theme 5: Conflict and Terror project (Humanities)

Year 10: (compulsory for all students)

  • Theme 1: Religion and Conflict
  • Theme 2: Religion, crime and punishment
  • Theme 3: Ethics: How should we live our lives?

Year 11: (compulsory for all students)

  • Theme 1: Relationships and Families
  • Theme 2: Medical Ethics: Abortion and Euthanasia
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