Name : Miss H Gibson
Position : Curriculum Area Leader
Email address : firstname.lastname@example.org
- To promote consideration for a spiritual dimension to life
- To enable students to adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion
- For students to explore religions and beliefs, reflect upon fundamental questions, engage with them intellectually and respond personally
- To encourage students to reflect upon and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes
- To enhance spiritual and moral development and to contribute to the health and wellbeing of all students
- To promote understanding of different cultures locally, nationally and in the wider world
- To contribute to social and community cohesion
In year 7 students study:
- The meaning of Life
- Expressions of faith
- The spiritual journey
- What is it like growing up as a Sikh in Britain?
- What do Christians believe about God?
- What do Muslims believe and how are these views reflected through salat and hajj?
In year 8 students study:
- A chosen people; poisoned chalice or blessing?
- Buddhism and the 21st century
- How do Christians understand the Bible today?
- Humanity and holy week
- How do images of Christ help Christians understand their faith
- Death- a new beginning
In year 9 students study the following subjects with the option to sit the full GCSE:
- Religious attitudes to the elderly and death
- Religious attitudes to drug abuse
- Religious attitudes to crime and punishment
- Religious attitudes to world poverty
- Religion and animal rights
- Religion and prejudice
- Religion and early life
- Religion war and peace
Clubs / Extra Curricular Activities, visits and trips
Additional GCSE classes take place Monday evenings in HR1 at 3.25pm and Tuesday lunchtimes. Our most recent trip was a trip to Selby Abbey.