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Students in year 7 and 8 study the following ERS topics during their humanities lessons. Subject knowledge and skills are delivered through a seriess of leasons which enables students to produce a project at the end of the 3 weeks. Students will learn the following over 2 years:

TERM

YEAR 7

YEAR 8

1

Create you own Religion

Child Soldiers

2

Marriage

Medical Ethics

3

 

Holocaust

4

Animal Ethics

 

5

Crime and Punishment

Christianity

N.B. Because of the way humanities is structured, for one term a year, there are no ERS lessons.

 

Students who have chosen the GCSE RS option will follow the RS course through year 9 and 10 and then complete their GCSE exams. At Homewood we follow the Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies B course. In year 11 they will complete the GCSE Citizenship course.

TERM

YEAR 9

YEAR 10

1

Christian Beliefs

Crime and punishment

2

Muslim Beliefs

Peace and conflict

3

Marriage and the Family

Living the Muslim Life

4

Matters of Life and Death

Revision and Exams

5

Living the Christian Life

Citizenship project

Home learning will be continuous throughout the course in support of lesson based learning and in preparation for examinations. Support and guidance for students’ self-directed home learning will be given by teachers in lessons.

 

AS/A’level Religious Studies: Philosophy and Ethics

Students who have chosen the RS option will follow the RS course through lower and upper sixth and then complete their exams. At Homewood we follow the Edexcel Religious Studies course.

TERM

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

1

Design Argument

Cosmological Argument

Social, Historical, religious context of the New Testament

Religious Language

Works of scholars

Ways of interpreting scripture

2

Ontological Argument

Religious Experience

Evil and suffering

Text and interpretation of the person of Jesus

Life after death

Religion and science debates

Text and interpretation

3

 Sexual Ethics

Equality

Utilitarianism

Ethical Language

Religion and Morality

Jesus’ death and resurrection

Scientific and historical challenges  

4

War and Peace

Environmental ethics

Situation ethics

Natural Moral Law

Deontology

Virtue Ethics

Works of scholars

5

Revision

Revision and Exams

Home learning will be continuous throughout the course in support of lesson based learning and in preparation for examinations. Support and guidance for students’ self-directed home learning will be given by teachers in lessons.