Religious Education

Year 7

What is RE?
Does God Exist?
Christianity through Parables
Rights and Responsibilities

Year 8

Religion and Science
Buddhism
Humanism
Religious Expression
“RE has helped me to understand others more and question my own beliefs” - Deptford Green pupil.

Religious Education (GCSE)

Examination Board: EDUQAS

  • Course Outline: 3 years, 100% exam
  • Mark Scheme: 9-1
  • How will I be assessed?
  • Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World
  • Written examination: 2 hours
  • 50% of qualification
  • Component 2: Study of Christianity
  • Written examination: 1 hour
  • 25% of qualification
  • Component 3: Study of Islam
  • Written examination: 1 hour
  • 25% of qualification

What will I study?

  • Paper 1: Christianity. The Nature of God, The Trinity, Biblical accounts of creation, the problem of evil and suffering, Jesus Christ, Salvation, Worship, Sacraments, Prayer, Pilgrimage, Celebrations, The role of the Church, Mission, Charities.
  • Paper 2: Islam. The Nature of Allah, prophethood, pilgrimage, celebrations, charities, the problem of suffering and evil, prayer, tawhid.  
  • Paper 3: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World. Issues of life and death, issues of human rights, issues of relationships, issues of good and evil
  • Post-16 Pathways:
  • GCSE Religious Studies could be of use in a variety of AS/A Level courses including, Sociology, Psychology, Law, Philosophy and Government and Politics
  • Religious Education (KS3)

Religious Education at Deptford Green provokes challenging questions about the ultimate meaning and purpose of life, beliefs, the self and the nature of reality, issues of right and wrong and what it means to be human. It develops your’ knowledge and understanding of principal religions and other world views that offer answers to these challenging questions.