Religious Studies provides a ‘positive contribution to pupils Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development
and Community Cohesion’
(Ofsted, “Transforming Religious Education”, July 2010)
How is the Bible used?
Was Jesus who he said he was?
Do you need to go to Church to be a Christian?
Is it good to be different? Unity and diversity.
How do Sikh’s achieve equality in community life?
How important is the home and tradition for Jews?
What does it mean to be a hero?
Do our actions influence our future? (Hinduism)
Is Christianity worth dying for?
How is self-discipline reflected in the everyday life of a Muslim?
What did Siddattha teach about suffering? (Buddhism)
How Does the Qur'an reveal the will of Allah?
What are Christian values in a changing world?
What is the relationship between religion and the media?
Is religion a good thing?
How can we know anything?
Religion and Science, enemies or allies?
Is there a right way to live?
Key Stage 4
Year 10 Religious Studies (Full Course) GCSE
GCSE Full Course: Religion & Society from the perspective of Christianity and Islam
Religion: Rights and Responsibilities - Moral decision making, human rights, electoral processes and genetic engineering.
Religion: Environmental and Medical Issues - Pollution, natural resources, stewardship of world's resources, transplant surgery and infertility treatments.
Religion: Peace and Conflict - War and peace issues, Christianity and was, Islam and war, bullying and forgiveness.
Religion: Crime and Punishment - Law and justice, Christianity and justice, Islam and justice, punishment and capital punishment.
Year 10 GCSE religious Education (Short Course)
GCSE Short Course: Religion and Life from the Perspective of Christianity and Islam
Believing in God - Reasons for belief and disbelief in God and arguments for and against the existence of God.
Matters of Life and Death - Evidence for an afterlife, views of the afterlife in Christianity and Islam, sanctity of life, abortion and euthanasia.
Marriage and the Family - Contraception, family life, sexual relationships, marriage and divorce.
Community Cohesion - Roles of men and women, discrimination, living in a multi-ethnic society and promoting community cohesion.