RE

 Year 7 and 8

Introduction: In Year 7 and 8 pupils are taught about the 6 main world religions and finish the year on a thematic unit which varies from year to year e.g. Inspirational Figures, Suffering in the world.

Topics Covered

Year 7

Term 1 Topics

Term 2 Topics

 

Term 3   topics

 

Hinduism

Buddhism

Sikhism

Thematic Unit

Year 8

Term 1 Topics

Term 2 Topics

 

Term 3   topics

 

Judaism

Christianity

Islam

Thematic Unit

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

For each topic students will be given an extended learning booklet which supports their learning. They are expected to complete this alongside their lessons and it will be submitted it at various points for marking and feedback.

 

Year 9, 10 and 11

Introduction: In Year 9, 10 and 11 pupils study the Edexcel Unit 1 - Religion and Life and Unit 8 - Religion and Society.

Topics Covered

Year 9

Term 1 Topics

Term 2 Topics

 

Term 3 topics

 

Rights and Responsibilities

Environment and Medical Issues

Peace and Conflict

Year 10

Term 1 Topics

Term 2 Topics

 

Term 3 topics

 

Peace and Conflict

Belief in God

Community Cohesion

Year 11

Term 1 Topics

Term 2 Topics

 

Term 3 topics

 

Matters of Life and Death Marriage and Family Life

Revision

 

Parent and child home learning opportunities

For each topic students will be given an extended learning booklet which supports their learning with practice exam questions. They are expected to complete this alongside their lessons and it will be submitted it at various points for marking and feedback.

POST 16

Introduction: In Post 16 students study OCR A Level Religious Studies G572 & G582 Ethics and G578 & G588 Islam

 

Term 1 topics Term 2 topics Term 3 topics

AS

Pre-   Islamic Arabia

Life of   Muhammad (pbuh) The Nature of Allah

Ethical   Theories

Natural   Law

Kant

Utilitarianism

AS

The Qur’an

Surah 1   & 96

The Five   Pillars

Religious   Ethics

Abortion

Euthanasia

Genetic   Engineering

AS

Muslim   Practices

Revision

War and   Peace

Revision

A2

Articles   of Faith

Sura 4

Muslim   Life & Ijtihad

Meta   Ethics

Free-will   and Determinism

A2

The   Concept of Jihad

The Ummah

Four   Rightly Guided Khalifahs

Virtue   Ethics

Nature and   role of Conscience

A2

Sunni,   Shia split

Sufism

Islam in   the Western World

Environmental   and Business Ethics

Sexual   Ethics

Parent and child home learning opportunities

Pupils will be given a wide range of home learning opportunities ranging from completing essays, creating presentations and further reading. They can also use the website www.religiousstudies4u.weebly.com or Edmodo to support their learning.

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