Hamilton College will always have a special place in my memory. The school has given me so much and I would love to return in the future to see it continuing to flourish.

Marianne Watters
Head Girl 2010/2011

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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.