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RE at King Edward VII

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We follow a full GCSE course in RE with EDEXCEL. The modules aim to build on the knowledge of Christianity and Islam gained at Key Stage 3. The course encourages you to apply this knowledge to contemporary issues in the modern world.

Unit 1: Religion and Life There are four topics which last one term each:

Believing in God (Arguments for and against the existence of God)

Matters of Life and Death (Abortion, Euthanasia and Life after death)

Religion and Community Cohesion (Racism, Sexism, Relations between the Religions)

Unit 2 : Religion and Society There are four topics which last one term each:

Religion: Rights and Responsibilities (Christian Ethics, Human Rights and the Nature of Genetic Engineering)

Religion: Environmental and Medical Issues (Creation, Conservation and attitudes to Infertility and Transplant Surgery)

Religion: Crime and Punishment (The need for justice, Theories of Punishment and Attitudes to Drugs and Alcohol)

There is one lesson per week. In-course assessment is by structured essays and Y10 and Y11 examinations. There is no coursework. The full range of Gcse grades (A* - G) is available.

Entry requirements

None

Assessment

There is one lesson per week. In-course assessment is by structured essays and Y10 and Y11 examinations. There is no coursework. The full range of GCSE grades (A* - G) is available.

Assessment There is one tier of entry.

Examinations You will sit two examinations at the end of Y11 lasting 1.5 hours each, worth 100% of your final mark.

Financial information

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Future opportunities

Further information

This course is able to be combined with other courses within a single application

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Last updated date: 20 October 2016

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