RE

Year 10/11 – GCSE Edexcel RE
Short Course
unit 1 – Religion and Life Based on a Study of Christianity and at Least One Other Religion – Christianity.
Full Course
unit 1 – Religion and Life Based on a Study of Christianity and at Least One Other Religion – Christianity.
unit 8 – Religion and Life Based on a Study of Christianity and at Least One Other Religion – Islam.

Term 1
Key Learning Objectives Edexcel GCSE Religious Education

Unit 1 Section 1

Believing in God

• How can a religious upbringing affect belief in God

• How can a religious experience affect belief in God

• What are the different arguments for belief in God

• What are scientific explanations of the world and religious responses

• The problem of evil and suffering and religious responses

Key Activities / Homeworks Keywords task

Watch clips which contextualise the key issues and can be applied to real life, discuss, practice application to examination questions

Assessments GCSE examination questions

One formal assessment each half term

Suggest reading & support materials Edexcel Revision Guide

Edexcel website

 

Term 2
Key Learning Objectives Edexcel GCSE Religious Education

Unit 1 Section 2

Matters of life and death

• Christian and Muslim beliefs about life after death, what proof is there?

• Why do people reject the idea of life after death

• Attitudes to abortion and euthanasia

• Christian, Islamic and Atheist attitudes to abortion and euthanasia

• Personal opinions about these issues

Unit 1 Section 3

Marriage and the family

• How have attitudes to marriage and family life changed?

• Christian and Muslim attitudes to sex outside marriage

• Christian and Muslim attitudes to divorce

• Importance of family life in Christianity and Islam

• Christian and Muslim attitudes to homosexuality

• Christian and Muslim attitudes to contraception

Key Activities / Homework Keywords task

Watch clips which contextualise the key issues and can be applied to real life, discuss, practice application to examination questions

Assessments GCSE examination questions

One formal assessment each half term

Suggest reading & support materials Edexcel Revision Guide

Edexcel website

 

Term 3
Key Learning Objectives Edexcel GCSE Religious Education

Unit 1 Section 4

Community Cohesion

• Changing attitudes to the roles of men and women

• The roles of men and women in Christianity and Islam

• The role of the government in promoting community cohesion

• Why should Christians and Muslims promote racial harmony

• What are the problems of living in a multi-faith society?

Key Activities / Homeworks Keywords task

Watch clips which contextualise the key issues and can be applied to real life, discuss, practice application to examination questions

Assessments GCSE examination questions

One formal assessment each half term

Suggest reading & support materials Edexcel Revision Guide

Edexcel website