To promote pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and to prepare all pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of the present and the future.
The aim of religious studies is for pupils to understand and appreciate textual study, religious beliefs and philosophical and ethical thinking. It also allows the development of pupils’ understanding of different communities and faiths; promoting tolerance, respect and social harmony.
At BHGS our curriculum aim of RE, is to engage pupils in systematic enquiry into significant human questions which religion and worldviews address, so that they can develop the understanding and skills needed to appreciate and appraise varied responses to these questions, as well as develop responses of their own.
Year 7 Religious Leaders, Religious Pilgrimages and Festivals, Religious views on the Environment
Year 8 Key beliefs of Judaism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Hinduism
Year 9 Believing in God, Matters of Life and Death, Crime and Punishment and Marriage and the Family)
Christianity (Religion and Ethics)
Islam (Religion, Peace and Conflict)
Philosophy of religion, religion and ethics and Developments in Christian thought.