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GCSE Religious Education (Full Course) at Acland Burghley School

Course description

All pupils will take the Short Course Religious GCSE, but if you really enjoy Religious Studies then you might want to take it as one full GCSE. Why choose Full Course Religious Studies? In full course GCSE you will learn about some stimulating and thought provoking topics. You will learn how to debate and present an argument. You will explore how religion affects society and you will reflect on your own views on key moral issues such as war, Human Rights and Genetic Engineering. You will also be discussing key events in the news. In addition to this, you will develop excellent written skills RE is excellent for many careers for example; journalism, teaching, law, social work and medicine. But most importantly it helps you understand people and the diversity in society. What will I study? Topics you will study for full course RE include; • Matters of Life and Death • Marriage and Family Life • Social Cohesion • Belief in God • Religion, Rights and Responsibilities • Religion, Environmental and Medical Ethics • Religion, Peace and Conflict • Religion, Crime and Punishment How will I be assessed? This course is 100% exam. You will take two exams in Y11, each of one and a half hours. Throughout the course you will be assessed by answering past exam questions. Head of Department: Ms Still

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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