Religious Education

Year 7


Units Taught
1. What do Christians Believe?
2. Identity and the image of God.
3. Respect, Authority, Law and Democracy.
4. Rights, Responsibilities and Global Citizenship
5. Eastern Religions. (Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism).


Main Skills Developed
Memorisation of facts and evaluation of their own beliefs and the beliefs of others. Extended writing tasks that encourage the use of analysis and evaluation.
Parent Support
Provide a quiet space for homework. Encourage students to complete all RE homework tasks and memorise the facts in the knowledge organisers.


Useful Websites
https://www.reonline.org.uk/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zh3rkqt


Extra-curricular
Christian Union


SMSC/British Values
Tolerance
Rule of Law
Democracy
Individual liberty
Imago Dei
Personal identity
Body confidence
Mental awareness
Christian teachings

 

Year 8


Units Taught
1. Christianity
2. The Teachings of Jesus
3. Christian Ethics
4. Abrahamic Religions (Judaism & Islam).


Main Skills Developed
Memorisation of facts and evaluation of their own beliefs and the beliefs of others. Extended writing tasks that encourage the use of analysis and evaluation.
How to apply Christian teachings to issues today and evaluate whether religious views are important in Ethics.


Parent Support
Provide a quiet space for homework. Encourage students to complete all RE homework tasks and memorise the facts in the knowledge organisers.


Useful Websites
https://www.reonline.org.uk/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zh3rkqt


Extra-curricular
Christian Union


SMSC/British Values
Tolerance
Individual Liberty
Empathy
Servant Leadership
Moral values
Ethics
Christian teachings

 

Year 9 RE Curriculum Overview

Units Taught

GCSE Eduqas Route A, Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World.

Theme 1: Issues of Relationships

Theme 2: Issues of Life and Death

Main Skills Developed

Explaining, analysing, evaluating, extended writing skills, memorisation of facts, understanding the views of others, evaluating the existence of God.

Parent Support

Provide a quiet space for homework. Encourage students to complete all RE homework tasks and memorise the facts in the knowledge organisers.

Useful Websites

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zh3rkqt

https://www.eduqas.co.uk/home/student-support/

Extra-curricular

Christian Union

SMSC/British Values

Philosophy

Religious arguments and experiences

Tolerance

Respect

Individual Liberty

Moral teachings

Ethics

Empathy

Year 10 

Units Taught

GCSE Eduqas Route A, Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World.

Theme 3: Issues of Good and Evil

Theme 4: Issues of Human Rights

GCSE Eduqas Route A, Component 2: Study of Christianity.

  1. Christian Beliefs
  2. Christian Practices

Main Skills Developed

Explaining, analysing, evaluating, extended writing skills, memorisation of facts, understanding the views of others, evaluating the Christian way of life and whether it is important for life in the 21st Century.

Parent Support

Provide a quiet space for homework. Encourage students to complete all RE homework tasks and memorise the facts in the knowledge organisers. In addition, encourage early and ongoing revision of work completed in the week, so there is no massive ‘cramming’ session before exams.

Useful Websites

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zh3rkqt

https://www.eduqas.co.uk/home/student-support/

Extra-curricular

Christian Union

London Trip to Holocaust Memorial and the British Museum

SMSC/British Values

Tolerance

Individual Liberty

Empathy

Servant Leadership

Moral values

Ethics

Christian teachings

Equality

Respect

 

Year 11

Units Taught

GCSE Eduqas Route A, Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Judaism.

  1. Jewish Beliefs and Teachings
  2. Jewish Practices

Main Skills Developed

Explaining, analysing, evaluating, extended writing skills, memorisation of facts, understanding the views of others, evaluating the Christian way of life and whether it is important for life in the 21st Century.

Parent Support

Provide a quiet space for homework. Encourage students to complete all RE homework tasks and memorise the facts in the knowledge organisers. In addition, encourage early and ongoing revision of work completed in the week, so there is no massive ‘cramming’ session before exams.

Useful Websites

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zh3rkqt

https://www.eduqas.co.uk/home/student-support/

Extra-curricular

Christian Union

London Trip to Holocaust Memorial and the British Museum

SMSC/British Values

Tolerance

Individual Liberty

Empathy

Servant Leadership

Moral values

Ethics

Christian teachings

Equality

Respect

 

Year 12

 Units Taught
GCE A Level:
1. Philosophy of Religion
2. New Testament


Main Skills Developed
Essay writing skills, critiquing of scholarly work, strengths and weakness of arguments for the existence of God, history of the New Testament and the social, political and religious background of 1st Century beliefs and practices.


Parent Support
Provide a quiet space for study. Ask them what they have learnt and what issues they are studying. Encourage them to express their opinion (with evidence of course) and enter into debate with them. Encourage wider reading, ongoing revision and the writing up of notes taken in the classroom.


Useful Websites
https://philosophydungeon.weebly.com/
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtNgK
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOoffXFpAlU&list=PLa_ZSYFNmJvvtaPCcfY-xQljsJDyhMtWe


Extra-curricular
Christian Union
London Trip to Holocaust Memorial and the British Museum
SMSC/British Values
Morality
Ethics
Spiritual
Cultural
Tolerance
Religious
Respect
Equality
Empathy
Individual Liberty

Year 13 

Units Taught
GCE A Level:
Religion and Ethics


Main Skills Developed
Essay writing skills, critiquing of scholarly work, strengths and weakness of arguments for the existence of God, history of the New Testament and the social, political and religious background of 1st Century beliefs and practices.


Parent Support
Provide a quiet space for them to study. Ask them what they have learnt and what issues they are studying. Encourage them to express their opinion (with evidence of course) and enter into debate with them. Encourage wider reading, ongoing revision and the writing up of notes taken in the classroom.


Useful Websites
https://philosophydungeon.weebly.com/

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8dPuuaLjXtNgK
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOoffXFpAlU&list=PLa_ZSYFNmJvvtaPCcfY-xQljsJDyhMtWe


Extra-curricular
Christian Union
London Trip to Holocaust Memorial and the British Museum


SMSC/British Values
Morality
Ethics
Spiritual
Cultural
Tolerance
Religious
Respect
Equality
Empathy
Individual Liberty