Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Our Department

Year 9 2017-18:

 

1: ‘Values for Life’ course:

Topics:

Section 1: Catholic Life and Values.

Section 2: Citizenship and Life in Modern Britain.

Section 3: The Sanctity of Life.

March/April-July:

  • New GCSE RE specification
  • Board: Edexcel

 

  1. Philosophy and Ethics from a Catholic Christian perspective (25% of their full course GCSE in RE)

Topics:

Section 1: Religious Teachings on Relationships and Families in the 21st Century.

Section 2: Arguments for the Existence of God.

 

Year 10 2017-18:

  • New GCSE RE specification.
  • Board: Edexcel.
  1. Philosophy and Ethics from a Catholic Christian perspective (25% of their full course GCSE in RE)

Topics:

Section 1: Religious Teachings on Relationships and Families in the 21st Century.

Section 2: Arguments for the Existence of God.

  1. Study of a Second Religion: Judaism (25% of their full course GCSE in RE)

Topics:

Section 1: Beliefs and Teachings (Judaism)

Section 2: Practices (Judaism)

Year 11 2016-17:

  • New GCSE RE specification.
  • Board: Edexcel.

Area of Study 1 – Catholic Christianity (50% of their full course GCSE in RE)

Topics:

  • Section 1: Beliefs and Teachings
  • Section 2: Practices
  • Section 3: Sources of Wisdom and Authority
  • Section 4: Forms of Expression and Ways of Life

Year 12 2017-18: A Level

  • A Level Religious Studies specification.
  • Board: OCR.

Topics:
1. Philosophy of Religion:

1: Philosophical Language and Thought.
2: The Existence of God.
3: God and the World.
4: Theological and Philosophical Developments.

5: Religious Language.


  1. Religious Ethics:

1: Religious Ethical theories.
2: Normative Ethical Theory.

3: Applied ethics.

4: Ethical theory: meta-ethics.

5: Aquinas and Freud.

6: Developments in ethical thought: sexual and business ethics.

Year 13 2017-18: A Level

  • New A Level Religious Studies specification.
  • Board: OCR.
  1. Christian developments:

1: Insight.
2: Foundations.
3: Living.
4: Development.

5: Society.

6: Challenges. 

Religious Education department 2017 results:

GCSE (197 candidates):

A*/A: 47%

A*-C: 86%

A*-C: 100%

A2 (18 candidates):

A*-B: 61% (3 students got an A*)

A*-C: 78%

A*-E: 100%

Who are we?

Acting Head of Religious Studies: Miss E Beaman

Email:beamane@saintsa.co.uk

Teachers

 Mr E Mill

 Miss C Martin

 Mr P Foley