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Religious Education

KS3 Topics

Year 7

  • An introduction to RE at Babington
  • Religions of the Book
  • Origins
  • Islam Enquiry

Year 8

  • Human Right
  • Good and Evil
  • Ganges Enquiry

KS4 Current Year 9

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.

KS4 Current 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 11. There will be three exams.

EDUQAS GCSE RE

Component 1

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

Component 2

Candidates will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity

Component 3

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.

Current Year 11

Students have the opportunity to take the WJEC 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 A*-G. The course is examined at the end of Year 11. There will be two exams.

Unit 1
Religion and Life Issues

  • Topic 1 Relationships Issues of love, marriage and divorce
  • Topic 2 Is it Fair? Issues of justice and equality.
  • Citizenship link - Challenging racism and discrimination. Consumer rights and responsibilities. Rights and responsibilities in the world of work
  • Topic 3 Looking for Meaning Issues about God, life and death
  • Topic 4 Our World Exploring creation and our place in the world
  • Citizenship link - How and why are laws made? How the economy functions. Business and enterprise

Unit 2
Religion and Human Experience

  • Topic 1 Religion and Conflict Issues of peace, forgiveness and conflict
  • Citizenship link - Global issues, local action
  • Topic 2 Religion and Medicine Issues of medical ethics and the sanctity of life
  • Topic 3 Religious Expression Issues of expressing one's faith
  • Topic 4 Authority - Religion & State Issues of law and order in religion and society Citizenship link - Human rights. Crime. Europe – who decides?

Helping Your Child With Homework

Homework for all students is set on https://showmyhomework.co.uk/ There is a homework club on Wednesdays after school, with access to laptop computers. 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.

Y11 students have access to the website; sites.google.com/site/jfpreligiouseducation

Y9 and Y10 students have access to the website; sites.google.com/site/gcsereligiouseducationjfp

The websites are being regularly updated with lessons, homework and revision resources. Please encourage your child to explore the relevant website and to use the resources.