Head of Department:
Revd C Seppala
Mr L Sealey
Miss A Wellstead
Mrs J Ottaway
Mr A McCutcheon
Accommodation and resources:
Three mobile classrooms, all with multi-media facilities
Key Stage 3 curriculum:
Year 7: Students study two modules:
• ‘How is the life of Jesus important to Christians?’
• ‘What is it like to be a Sikh?’
Year 8: Students’ studies are divided into three modules:
• 'Where do Christians find authority?'
• 'What is it like to be a Muslim?'
• 'What is it like to be a Buddhist?'
All three modules focus particularly on religion in the UK.
Year 9: A project entitled:
• 'What are Christian and Muslim attitudes to racism?'
• Other moral issues from the points of view of Sikhs and Buddhist, including capital punishment, sex education in schools, and being a vegetarian.
• Business and Enterprise project in which they design a Christian building for worship in the 21st century.
Key Stage 4 curriculum:
GCSE Religious Studies
Year 10: Religion and Life Issues.
• Religion and Animal Rights.
• Religion and Planet Earth.
• Religion and Early Life.
• Religion, War and Peace.
Year 11: Religion and Morality.
• Religious Attitudes to the Elderly and Death.
• Religious Attitudes to Drug Abuse.
• Religious Attitudes to Crime and Punishment.
• Religious Attitudes to World Poverty.
FMS Certificate of Religious Studies
• Religion and early life
• What is the problem of evil and suffering
• Euthanasia, right or wrong?
• Sex and relationships, marriage and divorce.
Key Stage 5 curriculum:
1. Religion and ethics.
2. Religion, philosophy and science
1. Religion and ethics
2. Religious Experience
Extended opportunities for learning:
After school revision in the few weeks preceding the GCSE examinations