Religious Studies

Staff

Mrs N Sweetman  – Curriculum Leader

Miss R Coyle – Lead Teacher for KS4 & Acting Curriculum Leader

Mrs D Farrell –  Lead Teacher for KS3

Miss O Thornton – Teacher of RE

Mr A Pidhajeckyj- Teacher of RE

Mr B Denville – Teacher of RE

Curriculum

Religious Education at Corpus Christi Catholic College is taught according to the requirements of the Curriculum Directory for Catholic Schools.

KS3

Students in Year 7 and 8 have 4 periods of Religious Education per fortnight. These students follow a Scheme of Work based on the Catholic Curriculum Directory and aim to prepare them for

  Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4
 

Year 7

RE at Corpus Christi Creation

 

The Sacraments World Faiths
 

Year 8

 

 

 

The Nature of God

 

Discipleship

 

Social Justice

 

Judaism

Each Key stage 3 module is assessed with a mid-topic and end of topic assessment which are marked and levelled in line with the whole school marking policy. Students also complete at least one self and peer assessment per unit of work.

KS4

Subject specification: AQA B Catholic Christianity, Judaism and Themes 1 & 3.

For more information please click AQA B Religous Studies 

Key Stage 4 Religious Education at Corpus Christi Catholic College is taught according to the requirements of the Curriculum Directory for Catholic Schools.

Students in Year 9 have 6 periods of Religious Education per fortnight. The students study two units in the first term which prepares them to begin studying the GCSE course after Christmas.

Year 10 and 11 Students have 5 periods of Religious Studies per fortnight.

  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 9 Controversial Issues Theology of the Body Introduction to GCSE AQA B Creation AQA B Incarnation
Year 10 The Triune God Redemption Church and the Kingdom of God Eschatology Judaism: beliefs and teachings Judaism: practices
Year 11 Religion, relationships and families Religion, human rights and social justice Revision Revision

 

 

GCSE Exams  

Students are assessed at the end of Year 11 through two examinations; one assessing Catholic Christianity and the other assessing Judaism and Themes. Both examinations are one hour and forty-five minutes. Students are assessed throughout the Key Stage at the mid-point and end of each module and through mock examinations at the end of Year 10 and Christmas of Year 11.