Religious Studies

Courses of Study

Key Stage 3

In Years 8-10 we follow the revised RE core syllabus as laid out by the Department of Education for Northern Ireland. This includes a study of the following:
 

An overview of the Old Testament
Life and Teaching of Jesus
Famous Religious Leaders throughout history
An overview of Judaism and Islam
Introduction to Morality

Key Stage 4

In Year 11 all pupils follow a GCSE course in Religious Studies. Pupils must choose between the Full Course and Short Course options.
Students opting for Short Course RE study Unit 2, Full Course students study both modules.

2. Religion and Life Issues - a study of some of the key moral issues facing society. This will include War, Animal Rights and Prejudice.

6. Worship and Key Beliefs - a comparison of key facets of Islam and Christianity. This will include places of worship, origins and ley beliefs.

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A Level

In Year 13 pupils can opt to study RS at advanced level. We study a course concentrating on Philosophy and Ethics which follows the OCR specification.

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