R.E.

RE ppt Curriculum Choices 2019

KS4 Subject Information for Parents / Students

Please see below some information about the course covered during Key Stage 4. You will also find more information about the knowledge and skills covered booklet in a hyperlink below.  During each half-term your child will have regular ‘learning checks’ to assess how well they are progressing against the expected standards. If they do not reach the expected standard in any of these checks, they should be seeking help from their teacher regarding the best possible steps. Teachers will also be sharing with students examples of how to go ‘beyond the expected standards ‘and providing additional challenge.

Minimum Expected Standards Religious Education Year 9

Minimum Expected Standards Religious Education Year 10

Minimum Expected Standards Religious Education Year 11

 

Subject: Religious Education
GCSE Exam board: Edexcel (specification B)
Qualification Structure:

100% examination, consisting of 2 exams at the end of year 11 which are equally weighted and are 1hr 45mins each The papers are:

Paper 1: Area of Study 1 – Religion and Ethics –Christianity

Topics

● Christian beliefs

● Marriage and the Family

● Living the Religious Life-Christianity

● Matters of Life and Death

Paper 2: Area of study Religion, Peace and Conflict-Islam

Topics:

·       Islam Beliefs

● Crime and Punishment

● Living the Religious Life-Islam

● Peace and Conflict

Key Assessments (See detailed overview of content for further assessment details)

Regular assessments every half term

Year 11: Final examinations

Subject specific websites to support revision and independent learning:

For the specification and example question papers and markschemes:

http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/Religious%20Studies/2016/Specification%20and%20sample%20assessments/SAMs-GCSE-L1-L2-Religious-Studies-B-June-2016-Draft-4.pdf

Recommended subject guides:

 

My Revision Notes Edexcel Religious Studies for GCSE (9-1): Beliefs in Action (Specification B): Area 1 Religion and Ethics through Christianity, Area 2 Religion, Peace and Conflict through Islam

 Author: Victor Watton

Publisher: Hodder Education

Available from school via parentpay priced £8 or through amazon/Hodder Education priced £8.95

Other:

Revision classes will run weekly and study supports are available on request, Please see an RE teacher for specific dates of sessions.

Detailed overview of content

 

Year Topics Assessment points
Y 9 Islam: Section 4

(Peace and Conflict)

 

Autumn 1: mid unit full test

Autumn 2: end of unit full test

Y 9 Islam: Section 1

(Muslim Beliefs)

Spring 1: mid unit full test

Spring 2: end of unit full test

Y 9 Christianity: Section 1

(Christian Beliefs)

 

Summer 1: mid unit full assessment

Summer 2: end of year exam – 1hr: Islam Beliefs/Peace + conflict

Y 10 Christianity: Section 2

(Marriage and the Family)

Autumn 1: mid unit full test

Autumn 2: end of unit full test

Y 10 Islam: Section 3

(Living the Muslim Life)

Spring 1: mid unit full test

Spring 2: end of unit full test

Y 10 Islam: Section 2

(Crime and Punishment)

Summer 1: mid unit full assessment

Summer 2: end of year exam

End of year exam – 1hr 45 mins full paper 2: Islam

Y 11 Christianity: Section 3

(Living the Christian Life)

Autumn 1: Mid unit full assessment
Y 11 Christianity: Section 4

(Matters of Life and Death)

Trial exam:

1 hr 45 mins full paper: Christian beliefs/Marriage and the family/crime and punishment/Islam beliefs

crime and punishment/Islam beliefs

Y 11 Christianity: Section 4

(Matters of Life and Death)

Spring 1: Full unit assessment
Y 11 Revision and examinations

Revision and examinations