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 Term Hinduism & Christianity
Spring Term Islam & Judaism
Summer Term Buddhism & comparison of religion

 

Year 8

Curriculum:  
Autumn Term Faith, Tolerance & Multiculturalism
Spring Term Religion & Science
Summer Term Inspirational 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 Term Human Rights
Spring Term Life after Death
Summer Term Good & Evil

Y10

Curriculum:  
Autumn Term Relationships
Spring Term Christian beliefs
Summer Term Christian practices

Y11

Curriculum:  
Autumn Term Muslim beliefs
Spring Term Muslim practices
Summer Term Revision

 

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