KS4 Religious Studies

Year 10

KS4 students follow the Edexcel Religious Studies course. Students study units 1A Religion and Life and 8B Religion and Society, each with a focus on Christianity and Islam. Students will study unit 1 in Year 10.

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Matters of Life and Death

Believing in God

 

Matters of Life and Death

Marriage and the Family

Religion and Community Cohesion

Crime and Punishment

Year 11

KS4 students follow the Edexcel Religious Studies course. Students study units 1A Religion and Life and 8B Religion and Society, each with a focus on Christianity and Islam. Students will study unit 8 in Year 11.

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Environmental and Medical Ethics

Review of Crime and Punishment

Peace and Conflict

Rights and Responsibilities

Overview of Topics

Revision for the Exams

Homework: A variety of activities are set in RS. Such as, reflections, research, essays and revision. The main form of homework for GCSE will be in the form of past exam questions.

Other Useful Information

5 ways I can help my son/daughter

1

Talk to your child about what they have been studying in school. Share your thoughts on concepts that your child has discussed at school.

2

Debate topical issues, demonstrating a balanced argument.

3

Watch the news and read news articles with your child asking them questions that check they have understood the report and ask them to give their opinions.

4

Encourage them to read around the subject.

5

Talk to them about their progress and attainment.