KS3 Year 7 – Laying the Foundation; ‘A wise man built his house upon a rock’.
- An introduction to RE at Babington
- The Big Story
- What does it mean to be a Christian today?
- What does it mean to be a Muslim today?
KS3 Year 8 - Debatable and Relatable RE; from a variety of religious and non-religious perspectives.
- Human Connections
- Morality and Suffering
- Beginnings and Endings
- United Nations Declaration of Human Rights
KS4 Year 9 and Year 10
All students have the opportunity to take the EDUQAS Full Course Religious Studies GCSE. Assessment for this is un-tiered, i.e. all units cater for the full range of ability and allow access to grades 1-9.
The course is examined at the end of Year 10. There will be three exams relating to each of the three components outlined below.
Components 2 and 3 are studied during Year 9.
Component 1 is studied during Year 10.
KS4 Current Year 11
All students have the opportunity to take the EDUQAS Full Course Religious Studies GCSE. Assessment for this is un-tiered, i.e. all units cater for the full range of ability and allow access to grades 1-9. Components 2 and 3 were studied at Year 10 and component 1 is being studied during Year 11.
There will be three exams relating to each of the three components outlined below.
EDUQAS GCSE Religious Studies Route A
Students study the following four themes.
Theme 1: Issues of Relationships
Theme 2: Issues of Life and Death
Theme 3: Issues of Good and Evil
Theme 4: Issues of Human Rights
Candidates will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity
Candidates will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of a world faith.
All components are assessed by compulsory questions focussing on knowledge, understanding and evaluation of the subject content.
Helping Your Child With Homework
Homework for all students is set on https://showmyhomework.co.uk/
In RE we encourage students to discuss world and local events at home and explore their own responses to these as well as your responses.
Additional Support for RE students
From the autumn half term there will be weekly revision classes after school for RE and some Saturday revision sessions.
GCSE students have access to the website;
The website is being regularly updated with course and revision resources. Please encourage your child to explore the relevant website and to use the resources.
Several teachers also use Edmodo to make lesson and other resources available for catch-up and revision at both KS4 and KS3.