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Religious Studies

 

Key Stage 3 

Units of learning based on the lives of individuals who have worked for social justice because of their religious beliefs eg Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King

Also a study of the Holocaust.

All learning is through a literacy focus with an emphasis on extended writing.

All of the learning at this key stage is developed through learning at KS4.

 

Key Stage 4 

KS4 Exam Board

WJEC

Religious Studies GCSE Eduqas

  

Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World Written examination: 2 hours 50% of qualification 

  

A study of the following four themes. 

  • Theme 1:Issues of Relationships 
  • Theme 2:Issues of Life and Death 
  • Theme 3:Issues of Good and Evil 
  • Theme 4:Issues of Human Rights 

  

Component 2: Study of Christianity Written examination: 1 hour 25% of qualification 

A study of the beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity. 

  

Component 3: Study of a World Faith Written examination: 1 hour 25% of qualification 

A Study of the beliefs, teachings and practices of one world faith : Islam  

 

Key Stage 5

KS5 Exam Board

WJEC

Religious Studies A Level Eduqas

 

Component 1: A Study of Religion Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓% of qualification

A study of Islam within four themes : 

religious figures and sacred texts; 

religious concepts and religious life; 

significant social and historical developments in religious thought; 

religious practices and religious identity.

 

Component 2: Philosophy of Religion Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓% of qualification

A study of four themes: arguments for the existence of God; challenges to religious belief; religious experience; religious language.

 

Component 3: Religion and Ethics Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓% of qualification

A study of four themes: ethical thought; deontological ethics; teleological ethics; determinism and free will.