Skip to content ↓

Welcome to the Religious Studies Department at York High School!

 

 

CURRICULUM INFO 2018 - 2019

 

Subject: ___RELIGIOUS STUDIES

 

YEAR 7

Autumn

 

  1. How do Muslims and Sikhs show commitment to their Religion?
  2. What Challenges do Muslims face when living in Britain?
  3. What challenges do Sikhs face when living in Britain?

 

Spring

 

  1. Why Do people go on Pilgrimage?

 

  1. What is Hajj?

 

  1. Pilgrimage in various religions

Summer

 

  1. The Bible
  2. The Teachings of Jesus
  3. How do Christians use the Bible?

 

YEAR 8

Autumn

 

  1. Different representations of Jesus

 

  1. Jesus: Miracle Maker or Myth?

 

  1. Parables in Christianity

Spring

 

  1. What is Prayer?
  2. How do people pray in different religions?
  3. Is prayer a waste of time?

Summer

 

  1. Ethical Issues in Islam
  2. Ethical issues in Christianity
  3. Ethical issues in Buddhism

YEAR 9

Autumn

 

  1. Is there a life after death?
  2. What do Muslims believe happens when we die?
  3. What do Hindus believe happens when we die?

Spring

 

  1. Ethical Issues: Euthanasia
  2. Ethical Issues: Capital Punishment
  3. Ethical Issues: Abortion

Summer

 

  1. Moral and Natural Evil

 

  1. Muslim Responses to Evil

 

       3     Christian responses to Evil

 

 

   

YEAR 10

Unit 1

 

Relationships and Family:

 

  1. What is the purpose of families?
  2. Marriage and divorce
  3. Religious attitudes towards gender and sexuality

Unit 2

 

Islamic Beliefs

 

1. Sunni and Shia Islam

 

2. Allah, Prophets and Angels in Islam

 

3. Islamic views on Judgement day, The afterlife, Heaven & Hell

 

Unit 3

 

Christian Beliefs

 

  1. Creation and the fall
  2. Jesus: Death resurrection & Atonement
  3. Christian views on Judgement day, The afterlife, Heaven & Hell

 

Unit 4

 

Christian Practices

 

  1. Worship and Prayer
  2. The Sacraments
  3. The work of the Church: Charity, Mission & Evangelism, working for world peace

YEAR 11

Unit 5

 

Islamic Practices

 

  1. The Five Pillars of Islam
  2. Festivals: Eid & Ashura
  3. Jihad

Unit 6

 

Religion and Life

 

  1. Religious attitudes towards caring for animals and the environment
  2. Religious attitudes towards Abortion
  3. Religious attitudes towards Euthanasia

Unit 7

 

Religion, Crime and Punishment

 

  1. Why do people commit crimes?
  2. How should we ethically treat criminals?
  3. Religious attitudes towards the death sentence

 

Unit 8

 

Religion, Human Rights and Social Justice 

 

  1. Prejudice and discrimination: Race, Sexuality and Disability
  2. Poverty, wealth and Charity
  3. Religious Freedom

 

Exam Qualifications available in your subject area:

 

  • GCSE: Religious Studies

     

  • Others:

     

    Contact:           Mr Hardy___________ on ______01904 555500___ if you require further information