Religious Education

Year 7

  • The existence of God

  • Creation Story

  • What are we doing to the world?

  • Holy Books

  • Festivals

  • Signs and Symbols

Year 8


  • The Mosque

  • 5 Pillars

  • Qur'an

  • Life of Muhammed

Life of Jesus

  • Saviour/Messiah

  • Christmas Story

  • Easter - Holy Week and Lent


  • Origins of Buddhism

  • Guidance and rules that Buddhists must follow

  • Buddhist festivals

  • Meditation

Year 9

Rites of Passage

  • How babies are welcomed into different religions

  • Significant ceremonies when you become an adult

  • How different religions celebrate life after death


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.