Religious Education

RE is a core curriculum subject, studied by all pupils at Orchard Mead Academy.

Students have the option of taking the RE GCSE during Years 10 and 11.

 

Half term 1Half term 2Half term 3Half term 4Half term 5Half term 6
Year 7Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Islam and Christianity
Foundations of FaithTimes of CelebrationHoly books and Moral codesReligious expressionism in the modern worldEthical issues
Eastern religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism*
Year 8Foundations of FaithTimes of CelebrationHoly books and Moral codesReligious expressionism in the modern worldEthical issues
Year 9Christianity: BeliefsIslamic BeliefsRelationships

*Year 8 are following the same curriculum content as year 7 for the 2019/20 academic year.

All students in KS4 will continue to have one lesson per week which will build on the foundations of religious knowledge that they gained in KS3 with the aim of completing the WJEC Eduqas GCSE in Religious Studies at the end of year 11.

Half term 1Half term 2Half term 3Half term 4Half term 5Half term 6
Year 10Life and DeathIslamic PracticesHuman Rights
Year 11Christianity: PracticesGood and EvilRevision / Exam

 

For information about enrichment clubs  and revision clubs please visit our clubs page here. 

Websites:

  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zh3rkqt
  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/examspecs/z68sjhv
  • https://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/religious-studies/gcse/

 


Subject Policies/Plans

Subject Leader/s

Mrs E. Topley

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