Religious Studies - GCSE at Hurstmere School
RELIGIOUS STUDIES OCR Courses GCSE (Full Course) This is made up of four units. Two of these units may be carried forward from the Short Course but this is not compulsory. GCSE (Short Course) This qualification is both a ‘stand-alone’ qualification and also the first half of the corresponding GCSE. The GCSE (Short Course) is assessed at the same standard as the corresponding two year GCSE course. From September 2009, the GCSE (Short Course) is made up of a choice of two units which form 50% of the corresponding GCSE (Full Course). Any two units can be chosen. Aims and Objectives Students will be moved, challenged and inspired by following a broad, satisfying and worthwhile course that will equip them to lead constructive lives in the modern world. Students will reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes in light of their learning. Enhance their spiritual and moral development and contribute to their health and well being. Enhance their personal, social and cultural development, their understanding of different cultures locally, nationally and in the wider world. Course Content: Philosophy – Beliefs about deity, spiritual experiences, good and evil, religion and science. Ethics – Religion and human relationships, medical ethics, equality and issues of peace and justice. Modular exams
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How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hurstmere School directly.