All students have one hour per week in key stage 3 and followed the LA agreed syllabus. All years in key stage 3 experience an external trip to support their classroom studies.
Philosophy and ethics is a compulsory full course GCSE for all key stage 4 students.
This course meets the national curriculum requirements for the teaching and learning of religious education. A variety of topics are covered within the course, for example: the nature of belief, death and the afterlife, religion and science, religion and medical ethics, religion, peace and justice and religion and human relationships.
Students are expected to keep up to date with current events in the areas being studied and include topical issues in their written work and examinations.
The department is staffed by two full time members each with their own dedicated teaching rooms equipped with interactive whiteboards.
We have good links with the local churches and local Christian youth groups.
For more information about the courses and assessment please follow the assessment link on the right hand side.