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Religious Studies

Edxcel Religious Studies GCSE

Students will continue the study of the GCSE and apply their knowledge to different ethical and philosophical topics.

Students will be given topic lists at the start of every unit and extra work could be centred around learning the key words and starting to compile revision notes and verses and teachings to support each topic.

Students will complete two exams at the end of Year 11 covering all the topics they have studied in Key Stage 4. Each exam will last 1 hour 45 minutes.


Course Overview

Autumn Term

Marriage and the Family

Spring Term

Revision and Exam Skills

Summer Term

Revision and Exam Skills


Useful Links:

Exam specification -http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/religious-studies-b-2016.html






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