I started at Hamilton College in 1995 in J5. I loved the practical subjects in school and I will always be grateful for the help that I got from the teachers as it set me up for my career.

Steph Treta
Class of 2002

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Core Religious & Moral Education

All pupils in S5/6 attend the Religious Education department for one period a week.

COURSE CONTENT S5

Pupils are given the opportunity to reflect critically on attitudes and outlooks prevalent in society. The main emphasis in this stage of a pupils’ experience of RE is to encourage the development of responsible citizenship. Pupils look at prejudice and discrimination in term 1 and then purpose, meaning and value in life in term 2. Pupils further consider the ways in which individuals can change and make an effective contribution to society.

ASSESSMENT

No formal assessment takes place in S5 however pupils are assessed on their contribution to group discussion and their interaction with others in the teaching group.

COURSE CONTENT S6

Pupils are given the opportunity to reflect on issues relating to personal growth and development.  Topics covered include forgiveness, conversion, coping with success and failure, spirituality, personal values, Christian ethics in a secular society, faith.

ASSESSMENT

No formal assessment takes place in S6 however pupils are assessed on their contribution to group discussion and their interaction with others in the teaching group.