Religious Education

Key Stage 3

What qualification will the course lead to? One GCSE

Which Examination Board? Edexcel

Course content

Students will have the opportunity to study two of the major religions – Christianity and Islam and their differing approach to various aspects of life in the UK. 

Students will study two units:

Unit 1: Religion and Life - based on a study of Christianity and at least one other religion.

Unit 11: Islam

 

How will students be assessed?

Two exams in Year 11 – one exam for Unit 1; one exam for Unit 11

 

Students will be assessed according to specific skills such as literacy, expressing your own opinion and supporting it with reasons, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of religious beliefs and teachings - as well evaluating alternative views.

 

Key Stage 4

What qualification will the course lead to? One GCSE

Which Examination Board? Edexcel

 

Course content

Students will have the opportunity to study two of the major religions – Christianity and Islam and their differing approach to various aspects of life in the UK. 

Students will study two units:

Unit 1: Religion and Life - based on a study of Christianity and at least one other religion.

Unit 11: Islam

How will students be assessed?

Two exams in Year 11 – one exam for Unit 1; one exam for Unit 11

Students will be assessed according to specific skills such as literacy, expressing your own opinion and supporting it with reasons, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of religious beliefs and teachings - as well evaluating alternative views.