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RELIGIOUS AND MORAL DEVELOPMENT at The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School

Course description

This course aims to:

  • Promote independent and interdependent learning.
  • Develop an enquiring approach to matters of belief and truth.
  • Develop the capacity of students to think coherently and consistently.
  • Have a significant role in students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural education.
  • Impact on their learning in other subjects.
  • Be faithful to the Church.
  • Find its focus in the human person enquiring into matters of truth, justice, respect, self-worth, self-transcendence and self-sacrifice.
  • Enable students to become active Catholic citizens through their involvement in local charities.

Course content

This course will enable students to:

  • Develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to think spiritually, ethically and theologically, and to be aware of the demands of religious commitment in everyday life.
  • Reflect critically on the ultimate questions of life.
  • Develop skills required to engage in critical examination of and reflection upon religious belief and practice in our culture.
  • Explore and respect different faith traditions within contemporary society.
  • Develop and articulate their own faith positions.
  • Appreciate the relationship between religious belief, personal faith and lived experience.
  • Develop the skills and attitudes to respond to the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of life.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements as all students will follow this course.


The course is accredited by the National Open College Network (NOCN). There are no examinations or coursework requirements. There will be short pieces of assessed work completed in class in order to meet the assessment objectives of the NOCN.

Future opportunities

Following the Religious and Moral Development course means that students will leave Cardinal Wiseman as young people who are not simply a set of exam results. They will have formed educated opinions about the world around them and they will have been provided with that “extra something” that makes a person a more interesting candidate for university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School directly.

Last updated date: 01 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years


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    • Travel to school by public transport is strongly recommended as there is very limited parking on site and in the local area.

      For those travelling by bicycle we also have secure bicycle racks on site.

      Nearest Tube Stations 

      Greenford and Ealing Broadway 

      Nearest British Rail Station 


      Nearest Bus Routes

      92 Ealing Hospital - Greenford - Wembley - Neasden

      95 Southall - Greenford - Park Royal - Shepherd’s Bush

      105 Heathrow - Greenford - Park Royal - Shepherd’s Bush

      282 Ealing Hospital - Greenford - Eastcote - Mount Vernon

      E1 Ealing Broadway - Drayton Green - Greenford

      E2 Brentford - Greenford - Ruislip

      E3 Greenford - Acton - Chiswick

      E5 Greenford - Southall - Havelock Estate

      E6 Greenford - Willowtree Lane - Hayes

      E7 Ealing - Greenford - Ruislip

      E9 Ealing Broadway - Greenford - Yeading

      Access for Disabled Visitors

      We have a limited number of parking spaces available for disabled visitors. The school reception can be accessed via a ramp and automatic doors. In addition to this, the majority of buildings have lifts and ramp access. If you are visually or hearing impaired, or have other needs, you would be welcome to contact the school prior to coming to the school so that we can endeavour to meet your needs during your visit.