Religious Education

What will I be studying?

Year 7:

  • You will be reflecting on your personal beliefs and ideas about who you are, life & God.
  • You will examine different sacred texts from a variety of religions.
  • You will have the opportunity to reflect on the meaning of forgiveness & reconciliation.
  • You will explore the life and teachings of Jesus.
  • You will research and different places of worship and where possible you will also visit a place of worship.

Year 8:

  • You will be reflecting on your personal beliefs about creation.
  • You will examine different teachings on the environment.
  • You will have the opportunity to reflect on the meaning of prejudice & discrimination.
  • You will explore Hinduism and Islam and consider how beliefs influence lifestyle and behaviour.

Year 9:

  • You will be investigating and reflecting on the Holocaust & the impact of Judaism today.
  • You will have the opportunity to reflect on the meaning of peace & conflict.
  • You will examine different teachings on Rites of Passage – Birth, Coming of Age, Marriage & Death.
  • You will explore the religion of Buddhism and consider how beliefs influence lifestyle and behaviour

It is important to understand that RE is taught in an open minded and nonbiased way and all beliefs will be respected.