I thoroughly enjoyed my year as Head Boy and feel it was a good way to give back to the school that has given me and my two brothers so much life experience and great memories.

Christopher Lewis-Laverty
Head Boy 2010/11

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Higher RMPS

The main course aims are to allow candidates to: 

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of religious beliefs and values
  • Develop analytical skills in relation to sacred writings, beliefs and values of world religions
  • Gain insight into the way in which beliefs and values affect the lives of followers of one world religion
  • Analyse and think critically about their own beliefs and those of others

 COURSE CONTENT

 The course has three mandatory units which are:

World Religion (Christianity)

Morality in the Modern World (Crime and Punishment)

Christianity: Belief and Science

METHODOLOGY

 Classes are organised on a tutorial model, which involves the presentation of the course key concepts and examination of source materials. Pupils are expected to do preparatory reading at home in advance of classes to allow time to be given over to informed discussion and debate.

ASSESSMENT

 One end of unit assessment per unit which will test the skills of knowledge, understanding, analysis and evaluation.

 External exam.