Religious Education

GCSE Examination Board:

Eduqas

Suggested support at home

Websites:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zb48q6f

https://www.truetube.co.uk

Content and Skills

Paper 1: Religion and Life (50%)

  • Relationships
  • Good & Evil
  • Life & Death
  • Human Rights

Paper 2: Study of Christianity (25%)

  • Christian Beliefs
  • Christian Practices

Paper 3: Study of Islam (25%)

  • Muslim Beliefs
  • Muslims Practices

Skills:

  • Forming an argument
  • Evaluation skills
  • Forming justified opinions

 

http://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/religious-studies/gcse/

 

Marking

Books marked formatively twice a half term. Homework marked throughout the half term. Regular informal verbal feedback given.

Assessment opportunities

  • 3 papers (paper 1 = 2 hours, paper 2 = 1 hour, paper 3 = 1 hour)

 

Extra-curricular Opportunities

Visits to different places of worship.

 

Year 7

 

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermHinduism & Christianity
Spring TermIslam & Judaism
Summer TermBuddhism & comparison of religion

 

Year 8

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermFaith, Tolerance & Multiculturalism
Spring TermReligion & Science
Summer TermInspirational people

KS4

RE is a compulsory GCSE. The specification enables learners to deepen their understanding of the relationship between people. It also allowed pupils to become informed about common and divergent views within traditions in the way beliefs and teachings are understood and expressed. Learners will study Islam and Christianity.

Year 9

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermHuman Rights
Spring TermLife after Death
Summer TermGood & Evil

Y10

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermRelationships
Spring TermChristian beliefs
Summer TermChristian practices

Y11

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermMuslim beliefs
Spring TermMuslim practices
Summer TermRevision