Religious Education

Year 7

  • What is religion?

  • How was the world created?

  • Why are religious places of worship important?

  • Are holy books relevant in the world today?

  • Whay are religious festivals celebrated?

  • How did religion cope during the COVID pandemic?

Year 8

  • What does it mean to be a Muslim?

  • What does it mean to be a Christian?

  • What does it mean to be a Buddhist?

  • Why do we suffer?

  • Why is there evil in the world?

Year 9

  • What are Ethics and Morality?

  • What is the theory of Utilitarianism?

  • How is religion portrayed in the media?

  • Marriage and the family (Intro to GCSE)

  • Matters of Life and Death (GCSE)


Pupils begin their GCSE course in Year 9. We offer both full course and short course GCSE options with Edexcel.

Pupils study a variety of topics from the perspective of Christianity and Islam. Topics include:

  • Christian Beliefs

  • Marriage and the Family (Christianity)

  • Muslim Beliefs

  • Crime and Punishment (Islam)

Additional topics include:

  • Living the Christian Life

  • Living the Muslim Life

  • Matters of Life and Death (Christianity)


If you have any questions regarding the RE Curriculum at The Wordsley School, please contact Mrs V Perks (Assistant Curriculum Achievement Lead) on (01384) 816015.