Year 8 

School badge

  • Label it
  • meaning of items
  • motto
  • 4 diocesan colleges

School Chapel

  • label
  • meaning of artefacts 

Thomas Aquinas

  • who was he?
  • when born/die?
  • what did he do etc?
  • nickname and teacher etc?

 Bible

  • how to find a passage in the Bible
  • what does Bible  mean?
  • books in Pentateuch
  • Bible through the ages
  • Evangelists
  • Discovery of Dead Sea Scrolls
  • Why is the Bible called the Word of God?

 

Year 9

Creation

  • Faith and Science working together
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • The 7 Days of Creation
  • Responsibility for the earth – being a good  Steward of Creation
  • Issues that harm the earth e.g. Climate Change, Ozone Layer etc
  • The 5 R’s: a plan for minding the earth
  • St. Francis of Assisi

Christianity Today

  • The main branches of Christianity
  • Christianity: what we share and where we differ 

The Anglican Communion

  • History
  • Differences within the Anglican Communion  – Low and High Church
  • Key Aspects of the life of the Anglican Communion
  • The Sacraments
  • Sacramental Ministries of Grace
  • Leadership and Authority – The General Synod
  • Sunday Service
  • Holy Communion Service

Methodism

  • History
  • Key aspects of the life of Methodism today
  • Sacraments
  • Leadership and Structure
  • Ministry – Itinerant and Local ministers
  • The ‘Four Alls’
  • Sunday Worship

 

Year 10

 Sanctity of Life

  • What is meant by the term Sanctity of Life?
  • Biblical Teachings
  • What does the Roman Catholic Church teach about the value of life?
  • Groups that work to protect life
  • Ways life is devalued
  • Marginalised Groups
  • Abortion, the Church teaching, the Law, alternatives
  •  Life N.I
  • Care for the Elderly 

Islam

  • History
  • The prophet Muhammad
  • The Quran
  • The Mosque
  • The 5 pillars of Islam
  • Mecca
  • Ramadan
  • Eid Ul-Futr and Eid Ul-Adha
  • Rituals, Customs and Symbols
  • Rules concerning Food and Drink
  • Dress Code
  • Christianity and Islam: similarities and differences

Please note there will be evaluation style questions on the Year 10 Exam

 

Years 11 and 12

Everything you have covered to date from the GCSE course.

Past paper questions are available on the AQA Website

Unit 4- Roman Catholicism: Ethics

Unit 5: St. Mark’s Gospel

 http://web.aqa.org.uk/qual/newgcses/his_rel/new/rel_studies_a_materials.php?id=09&prev=09