Religious Education

Although our subject is called Religious Education, we actually explore beliefs of as many different groups as possible as well as non-religious groups. We also cover philosophy and ethics, as well as many social and cultural events and famous people.

Key Members of Staff

Ms V Dunne (Subject Leader) – vdunne@stocksbridgehigh.sheffield.sch.uk

Ms R Procter – rprocter@stocksbridgehigh.sheffield.sch.uk

Ms A Javed – ajaved@stocksbridgehigh.sheffield.sch.uk

Term 1: Baseline assessment

  • Beliefs, facts and superstitions
  • Symbolism
  • Major world religions of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism, we also focus on atheist views; specifically views of humanists

Term 2

  • Major world religions of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism, we also focus on atheist views; specifically views of humanists
  • The life of Jesus

Term 3

  • Philosophy and ethics
  • Caring for the environment

Term 1

  • Prejudice and discrimination in general, as well as famous individuals such as Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Malala Yousafzai.
  • Wealth, poverty and charities

Term 2

  • War and peace
  • Evil and suffering
  • Holocaust

Term 3

  • Holocaust cont.
  • Ethical issues e.g. Abortion, Animal testing and capital punishment.

Term 1: Baseline assessment

  • Beliefs, facts and superstitions
  • Symbolism
  • Major world religions of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism, we also focus on atheist views; specifically views of humanists

Term 2

  • Major world religions of Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism, we also focus on atheist views; specifically views of humanists
  • The life of Jesus

Term 3

  • Philosophy and ethics
  • Caring for the environment

Over the next two years our students will study the following:

  • Beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity
  • Beliefs, teachings and practices of Islam
  • Relationships and families
  • Religion, peace and conflict
  • Religion, crime and punishment
  • Human rights and social justice

To find out more about the Religious Education GCSE course please visit the GCSE options page and download the course guide

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