The newly designed RE/life curriculum aims to ensure that students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted, that students are fully prepared to undertake an active citizenship in modern Britain and that students gain an understanding of the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life. The new curriculum is delivered in one lesson per week to all students in Years 7-10, which includes religious education, life and careers guidance.
The Key Stage 3 RE/life curriculum aims to provide students with an understanding of a wide range of world religions and Life issues. Students are encouraged to respectfully express their own views and beliefs and share personal experiences whilst acquiring knowledge. Students also learn about key aspects of life in the UK such as the role of Parliament, the role of the police, the uses of money and careers guidance.
The Key Stage 4 curriculum aims to provide students with an understanding of the scientific and religious arguments surrounding the creation of the world as well as life issues such as extremism, euthanasia, poverty, life after death and the role and influence of the media. Students are encouraged to respectfully express their own views and beliefs and share personal experiences whilst acquiring knowledge.
AQA Religious StuidesB (4055)
There is a Humanities club every Wednesday from 2:30pm to 3:30pm where students can complete homework, undertake independent research activities or explore in further detail, topics covered in lessons.
The GCSE RE course follows the AQA Religious Studies B specification and focuses on two broad units; Religion and Life Issues and Religion and Morality. The course aim is for students to develop their understanding of religion by exploring the significance and impact of beliefs, teachings, practices and ways of life. Students are also given the opportunity to express their personal responses and informed insights on fundamental questions and issues about meaning, purpose, values and commitments.
If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught, please contact: Miss Addy
Students are encouraged to attend 2:30pm – 3:30pm every Friday.