Religious Studies is taught within the Humanities Faculty. We have two specific classrooms and an adjoining office. We are a very successful department which can boast year on year academic success with students generally meeting or exceeding their target grades and as a department we have a pass rate at GCSE and A level that is above the national average. We have two subject specific trained staff along with two staff in the humanities department and a special interest in the subject with one, an Advanced Skills Teacher (AST). We have a variety of learning mentors that cater for the Personal Individual Plans (PIPs) of the students to meet their needs.
At key stage 3 students have 1 lesson a week. At Key stage 4 they have 3 lessons a week and at key stage 5 they have 5 lessons a week. Each lesson consists of an hour. Subject support is offered one hour after school each week to offer guided support with student’s work.
In year 7students cover the following topics: Milestones, Quantum of knowledge, Who is Jesus? Key beliefs and practices of Buddhism, and Holy Books.
In Year 8 students will cover: Pilgrimage, Sikhism, Islam and Judaism, What is significant about the crucifixion and the resurrection?, Christian Faith in Action
In year 9 students will study: Ultimate Questions, Mind, Body and Soul, Sanctity of life, Capital Punishment, Charity, Change makers and Death
Key Stage 4 & 5
For a detailed breakdown of the GCSE and A-Level courses students will study please visist the links below.
|Mrs C Hodgson||Teacher of R.S. / Head of Humanities|
|Mrs J Craig||Teacher of R.S. / KS4 & 5 Co-ordinator|
|Mrs K Mancini||Teacher of R.S.|
|Miss Wood||Teacher of R.S.|
|Mrs D Kelly||Learning Mentor|
|Miss R Humble||Learning Mentor|
|Miss E Jackson||Learning Mentor|