A study of religious beliefs, teachings, doctrines, principles, ideas and theories as expressed in texts, writings and practices. The modules include a Textual Study and a Systematic Study of one Religion.
Recommended GCSE Subjects and Grades
GCSE Grade B in Religious Studies
Other Contributory Subjects
English History Geography
Textual Study: An introduction to the Gospel of Lukeor Acts of the Apostles Systematic Study of one Religion: The Celtic Church in Ireland in 5th, 6th and 7th centuries
Textual Study: Themes in the Synoptic Gospels or Pauls’ Letters Systematic Study of one Religion: Themes in the Celtic Church Reformation and post Reformation Church
Method of Assessment
– Two 1 hour 20 minutes externally assessed written papers – 40%
– Two 2 hour externally assessed written papers – 60%
An interest in the subject and a commitment to work are the most desirable criteria.
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