Religion, Philosophy & Ethics

Departmental Staff
Curriculum Leader Miss S Wyatt 
Subject Teacher

Mrs H Munn

SLT Line Manager Miss L Szymura

Religious Education – 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

Download Scheme of Work – Year 7

Year 8

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

Download Scheme of Work – Year 8

Year 9

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

Download Scheme of Work – Year 9

Religious Educations – Key Stage 4

Course Content

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.
Please refer to the ‘Key Stage 4 Courses Booklet‘ for further details.

Religious Education – KS5

At Key Stage 5 students can study religious education at both AS and A2 levels.
Please refer to the ‘Sixth Form website for details‘ for further details.