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Key stage 3

What will I learn in Years 7, 8 and 9?

 

Year 7:

Bridging unit:

What Christians believe

Place of worship and importance

Holy books and teachings

 

What do people celebrate and why?

Religious festivals in Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism

 

Creation stories:

Creation stories in Christianity, Islam and Hinduism

 

Year 8:

Islam:

The Five Pillars of Islam

Pilgrimage

Belief

What it means to belong

 

Rites of Passage:

Rites of passage in Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism

 

Pain and suffering:

Origins of suffering in Christianity

Purpose of pain and suffering

The problem of evil and miracles

 

Year 9:

Human rights:

Prejudice and discrimination

Poverty and its causes

Disability and race

 

Making moral decisions:

Identity

Worth of humans

How free are we as humans?

 

Religion in the media:

Hate speech

Extremism

Terrorism

 

 

 

 

How will I learn?

You will learn how to use and apply knowledge, skills and understanding in practical tasks.  You will learn through demonstration, practice, questioning and discussion.

 

What abilities, aptitudes, skills and interests will I need?

You will be able to communicate your understanding with others.  You will need to be able to work independently and with others.

Come willing to learn and we will do the rest!