All students at st mary's catholic school study religious studies at gcse, and will have 5 hours a fortnight of lessons in this subject students will the gcse courses are based on completing two exams at the end of year 11 this is 1 hour a week, and does not involve any homework, coursework or end of year exams. Religion and the media religion and equality there are four examinations only at the end of year 11, no coursework gcse religious studies- through philosophy and ethics (new specification beginning in september 2016): we will follow the aqa specification a the students who opt to study this course are taught for. All students studying a levels must have at least five gcses at grade a - c ( grade 9 - 5) in academic subjects you do not need to have studied gcse religious studies, or to have any particular religious faith, but critical thinking skills and a keen interest in philosophy there is no coursework for these qualifications. 3 english as an additional language 6 mathematics 7 sciences 9 modern languages: french, spanish 16 options art 18 business studies 20 computer science 21 design technology 23 drama 25 geography 27 history 29 music 31 physical education 33 religious studies (philosophy and ethics) 35. The primary religion studied is christianity, although due consideration is also given to each of the other main world religions and secular viewpoints key stage 4: at key stage 4, students are able to complete a full course gcse qualification in religious studies there is no coursework element to the gcse religious. Our new gcse religious studies a specification offers a range of faith-specific options and a variety of relevant and contemporary themes, ensuring you and your students have a diverse choice of intriguing subjects to explore and discuss students will learn how religion, philosophy and ethics form the basis of our culture,. Course content and assessment religious studies gcse is divided into 3 different modules there is no coursework module, which allows students to fully explore the course without the extra pressure of completing coursework therefore, as shown below, students will be fully assessed by 3 written examinations at the. In contrast, gcse religious studies students are least likely to do coursework just half (50%) of religious studies teachers say that their students do a coursework component, and only 35% say that coursework is mandatory • overall, teachers' views about gcse coursework are fairly positive and.
Assessment (coursework) is the only valid option gcse rs is 100% the gcse reforms: religions students must study two religions, chosen from the following: religions the following: • buddhism • christianity or catholic christianity • hinduism • islam design our new gcse religious studies specifications for 2016. My main subject is re and i have taught both the edexcel and aqa specifications for gcse, including the new 1-9 aqa specification a i have taught ocr a-level fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher of religious studies , philosophy and ethics, english language and literature, and geography. It is offered as an option at ks5 where we offer an a level in religious studies the aim of re as a subject is to make a distinctive contribution to the school curriculum by developing pupils' knowledge and understanding of religion, religious beliefs, practices vardy religious studies conference for gcse students. There is no coursework the subject would be particularly useful for any student wishing to pursue a career that involves interaction with a diverse range of people, such as hospitality, law, politics or medicine, for example religious studies is a highly respected gcse amongst universities for its clearly transferrable skills.
2 the specification overview 4 2a ocr's gcse (9–1) in religious studies ( short course) (j125) 4 2b content of gcse (9–1) in religious studies (short course) (j125) 5 2c section a: religion: beliefs and teachings 6 2c section b: religion, philosophy and ethics in the modern world: relationships and families 19. Course content and assessment religious studies gcse is divided into 3 different modules there is no coursework module, which allows pupils to fully explore the course without the extra pressure of completing coursework therefore, as shown below, pupils will be fully assessed by 3 written examinations at the end of. We are developing a new gcse religious studies qualification for first teaching in wales from september 2017 (first assessment in 2019) we have worked with the teaching community, education professionals and subject specialists to develop this new gcse religious studies qualification to meet approval criteria set by.
Examination: 100% (no coursework) this course begins in year 9 and continues through year 10 the time allocation for the short course gcse examination is 1 lesson per week pupils will sit a 1 hour 45 minute examination papers at the end of year 10 religion, philosophy and ethics is accepted by all universities and. Study re gcse with oxford open learning | a not for profit educational trust | home study | qualified tutors | easy payment scheme.
There is no coursework for this subject where will this qualification lead me gcse religious studies would prepare students well for a range of professions including the legal profession, teaching, social services, counselling and human resources studying religious studies would also be of use to a wide range of a. Gcse overview all students complete a gcse in religious studies the course is delivered over two years with 3 one-hour lessons per fortnight there is no coursework or controlled assessment for religious studies and students are assessed solely through three examinations at the end of year 11 exam board: wjec.
General certificate of education (gce) 1 general certificate of secondary education (gcse) b120uf0-1 religious studies as component 1 (options a to f) (new eduqas) 1h 30m the dates indicated are for the submission of coursework tasks to moderators etc centres will of course need to. Religious studies is a thought provoking subject and our contemporary themes will help you inspire engaging classroom discussion the course is composed of three components all examined in june by means of essay questions there is no coursework several lessons are dedicated exclusively to exam practice and the. Study a gcse course entitled social and religious studies and rs remains a very popular and respected a level, achieving excellent results in the study of philosophy and ethics for more detailed course information, please see the curriculum guides downloads to help with classwork, extended work or coursework, can. Students are able to learn and analyse the beliefs of major world religions through a thematic and enquiry based approach students study all of the major world religions with a focus on christianity, islam and judaism in preparation for their gcse studies in year 7 students begin with 'the island' which is a scheme of.