Religious Studies

Objectives:

To understand different perspectives to current affairs e.g. marriage and divorce social justice, medical ethics and issues surrounding life and death.

To discuss, debate and form own opinions on central questions and issues in human life and experience.

To understand and recognise the relevance of religious beliefs, practices, values and traditions.

To study each driving question / topic / case study with the objectives shared above.


Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Introduction to Religious Studies

Introduction to Ethics

Inspirational People

Money and Wealth

Jesus

Time

14 Weeks

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6 weeks

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What is RS?

The ‘God Question’

Who Are We?

Nature & Nurture

What is the Purpose of Life?

What are my beliefs?

Beliefs through artwork

Christian Creation Story

Evolution Theory

My Creation Story

Bear Grylls & Christianity

World Religions

Exam Question

The Paranormal

Near Death Experiences

Halloween

Skills:

Communication

Problem solving

Working with others

Inspirational People

Create a Creature

Martin Luther King

Malcolm X

Mother Teresa

Nicky Cruz

Skills:

Communication

Problem solving

Working with others

Ghandi

Helen Keller

Chico Mendes

Muhammad Ali

Bruce Lee

Nick Vujicic

Stephen Hawking

Desmond Tutu

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Simon Wiesenthal

Inspirational Places

Who is the most inspirational?

Peer Marking

Skills:

Communication

Problem solving

Working with others

What is poverty?

The Poverty Game

Basic needs and rights

Concern for the Poor

For Richer For Poorer

Being wealthy

Fair trade

Ethical occupations

Talents

Create a Currency

Atlas Research Lesson

Charities Research Project

Stained Glass window

Skills:

Communication

Problem solving

Working with others

Images of Jesus

Life Of Jesus

Turin Shroud

What did Jesus teach?

Milgram Experiment and the crucifixion of Jesus

The Passion

CSI Who Moved The Body?

Spirituality

End of Term Quiz

Skills:

Communication

Problem solving

Working with others