Key Stage 4 - Religious Studies (Short Course)

Exam board: AQA Religious Studies 8061

Aims of the Course

The Short Course GCSE in Religious Studies offered at KSHSSA is in line with the AQA qualification.

The specification gives candidates the opportunity to:

Course content / structure

Students are allocated 1 hour per week of timetable time in years 10 and 11 for their religious Studies.

The course content is divided into two components:

Section A: The study of religions: beliefs and teachings of two religions:

Section B: Thematic studies: religious, philosophical and ethical studies:

Theme A - Relationships and families: Sex, marriage and divorce, Families and gender equality

Theme B - Religion, peace and conflict: Religion, violence, terrorism and war, Religion and belief in 21st century conflict


Section A:

Section B: