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Religious Studies and Philosophy and Ethics

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Offering a range of faith specific options and a variety of relevant and contemporary themes, Religious Studies brings you a diverse choice of intriguing subjects to explore and discuss.

The Religious Studies and Philosophy and Ethics Curriculum

Philosophy and Ethics (A Level)

Years LVI - UVI (Sixth Form) Key Stage 5

In Key Stage 5, Philosophy and Ethics considers some of the biggest questions of existence and investigates today’s most crucial moral, philosophical and religious ideas. The course is split into Philosophy of Religion and Ethics. Here students consider the existence of God, evil and suffering, religious experience, religious language, miracles and life after death. Ethical theories will be explored, along with issues of human and animal life and death, introduction to meta ethics and moral responsibility. What the words ‘Good and ‘Bad’ really mean and how students can apply ethical knowledge to subjects of Business, Environmental and Sexual ethics.

The study of Religion and Dialogues takes students on a journey to study religion, analysing the dialogue between philosophy of religion and religion and between ethical studies and religion

Religious Studies (GCSE)

Years IV - V (13-16 years) Key Stage 4

At GCSE Religious Studies encourages students to learn how religion and ethics form the basis of today’s culture and develop valuable skills that will help them to prepare for further study. Christanity and Judaism form the main components of the course. Gaining a thorough understanding of Christianity as one of the diverse religious traditions and beliefs in Great Britain today students will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of both Christianity and Judaism as sources of wisdom and authority.

Religious Studies (Key Stage 3)

Years I - III (11-12 years) Key Stage 3

Religious Studies in Key Stage 3 encourages students to learn how religion and ethics form the basis of today’s culture and develop valuable skills that will help them to prepare for further study. Christanity and Judaism form the main components of the course. Gaining a thorough understanding of Christianity as one of the diverse religious traditions and beliefs in Great Britain today students will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of both Christianity and Judaism as sources of wisdom and authority.

I enjoy studying the beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity which helps to re-affirms my own faith in God.

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