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Religious Education

Key Stage 3
 
·         At KS3 all pupils study units of work based on Diocesan guidelines.


Key Stage 4


All pupils in Years 10 and 11 study GCSE religious studies.


All groups study:
             - Edexcel Unit 3, Religion and Life based on a study of Roman Catholic Christianity.
             - Edexcel Unit 8, Religion and Society based on a study of Christianity and Islam
 
Course Description
 
·        The GCSE covers a broad range of philosophical, moral and ethical questions. It equips pupils not only with religious knowledge but the skills to evaluate the importance and relevance of ethics
·        Topics studied include issues relating to war, the environment and medical issues, marriage and family life, community cohesion and reasons for and against the existence of God.
·        All elements of the course will be assessed by written examination. There is no coursework element to the Religious Education GCSE.                            
 
Assessment  
·        Unit 3 Religion and Society
·        100% Examination
·        June of Year 11 – 50% of final mark 
·        Unit 8 Religion and Life
·        100% Examination
·        June of Year 11 – 50% of final mark
 

For more information, please contact:

Claire Hunt, Acting Deputy Headteacher on 0161 499 0000.



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