Religious Education

Departmental Vision

We live in a multi-cultural society. Our aim is to develop tolerance and understanding of the beliefs of others. We want to enable our students to flourish individually within their communities and as citizens in a diverse society and global community.

KS3 Overview (what is taught in KS3)

In KS3, the curriculum is varied, topical and relevant. Students focus on the 6 main world religions; Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism and Sikhism. Topics covered include symbolism, tolerance, cultural understanding, leadership, festivals conflict and the existence of God. Students also have the opportunity to study alternative ideas like Humanism.


 Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Year 7

 How and why do people practice religion?

Festivals and Celebrations.

Religious Leaders

Year 8

Religion, Conflict and Terrorism

Does God Exist?


 Year 9

Animal Rights


Religious Teachings on Big Questions

KS4 Overview (what is taught in KS4)

At KS4, RE is delivered through tutor PHSE lessons, focusing on specific religions and developing ideas at KS3.  Topics are designed to topics to challenge student’s beliefs and ideas, which will allow them to understand and be prepared for the world we live in.

Career Opportunities

Understanding religious and cultural diversity enhances job prospects in many areas.

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