Religion, Philosophy & Ethics

Departmental Staff 

Curriculum Leader: 

Miss Sarah Wyatt (p/t)

Subject Teachers: 

Ms H Aston-Rose 

Ms R Campbell

Miss L Szymura

SLT Line Manager: 

Ms M Kelly 

Key Stage 3 

At Key Stage 3 students have three lessons each fortnight and are taught in tutor groups. Students who demonstrate an aptitude for religious education are given extended classwork and homework projects. 
An after-school homework club gives students the opportunity complete further studies. 

The main programmes of work in each year of Key Stage 3 are summarised as follows with further details contained in schemes of work: 

Year 7 

  • What is RE? 
  • The Island 
  • What does it mean to be a Muslim? 
  • Sikh identity 
  • Charity and religion 

Year 8 

  • Football and religion 
  • Does God exist? 
  • Understanding Easter 
  • What does it mean to be Jewish? 
  • Religion and science 

Year 9 

  • Being Muslim 
  • Getting hitched 
  • Judaism and the holocaust 
  • Buddhist teaching on suffering 
  • Is Humanism a religion? 

Key Stage 4 

At Key Stage 4 students have the option to study for the Religious Education GCSE, which explores the differing opinions between the religious views and concepts, focusing on at least two faiths found within our society and non-religious perspectives. 

At Key Stage 4 we offer a choice of the following courses: 

Key Stage 5 

At Key Stage 5 we offer a choice of the following courses (please click on the links below to visit the Sixth Form Website):