Chetwynde School

Chetwynde School, Croslands, Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13 0NY

Chetwynde School

Respect, Responsibility, Resilience

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COURSE OUTLINE Religion & Morality

Exam Board: AQA


 GCSE Religious Studies course will allow students to:

  •   Study the beliefs, teachings and practices of two religions - Christianity and Buddhism.

  •   Investigate religious texts and/or explore different religious, philosophical and ethical arguments and themes, and their impact and influence on the modern world


During the course, pupils will examine a range of areas including the authority of scripture, key beliefs, forms of religious expression, diversity within and between Christianity and Buddhism, and the place of these religions in the 21st century in the context of human relationships, science, conflict and social justice'

  • Relationships and families
  • Religion and life
  • Religion, peace and conflict
  • Religion, crime and punishment
  • Religion, human rights and social justice.

Two exams are taken at the end of Year 11