Teachers:

Mrs N Hampsey – HOD                     

Mrs P Mc Anulty

Mrs E Niblock

Rev C Grant

Curriculum

KS3

Year 8 -10 pupils follow the Fully Alive Programme. 

Topics in Year 8:

Our School badge

The Aquinas Chaplaincy   

The Bible

The World, Life and Ministry of Jesus

Reconciliation.

 Topics in Year 9.

Creation and Environment

The Reformation and Christianity today: Anglican, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches

Morality

The World of Judaism

The Orthodox Church and Icon making.

 Topics in Year 10.                                                                      

Sanctity of life

The Muslim faith and practice

Justice In Action

In the final term of year 10, Mark’s gospel is introduced to our students as a skill building exercise to prepare them for GCSE.

KS4.

At KS4 Religious Studies is a compulsory subject.  All students follow the AQA specification.

Year 11 – St Mark’s Gospel (Unit 5)AQA

Year 12 – Roman Catholicism: Ethics (Unit 4)

Each student will sit one module at the end of year 11 and another at the end of year 12.  Each module is worth 50%.  There is no coursework or controlled assessment in Religious Studies.

 

Religious Studies is also offered at AS and A2 level.  The areas of study are:

Old Testament Prophecy                                 

Ethics In Society

Students will sit an examination on each module at the end of year 13 and again in year 14.