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
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
A study of the beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity.
A Study of the beliefs, teachings and practices of one world faith : Islam
Key Stage 5
KS5 Exam Board
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.