GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Specimen Paper. Time allowed: 2 hours

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Specimen Paper. Time allowed: 2 hours"

Transcription

1 GCSE BITESIZE Examinations General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES Specimen Paper Time allowed: 2 hours Answer one question from each of Parts A to D

2 Part A Answer one question only Philosophy Death and the Afterlife 1. Buddhism Describe Buddhist beliefs about what happens to evil people after death. Explain how a Buddhist funeral service might comfort someone whose close friend has died. You must refer to Buddhism in your 2. Christianity Describe Christian beliefs about what happens to evil people after death. Explain how a Christian funeral service might comfort someone whose close friend has died. You must refer to Christianity in your 3. Hinduism Describe Hindu beliefs about what happens to evil people after death. Explain how a Hindu funeral service might comfort someone whose close friend has died.

3 4. Islam You must refer to Hinduism in your Describe Muslim beliefs about what happens to evil people after death. Explain how a Muslim funeral service might comfort someone whose close friend has died. You must refer to Islam in your 5. Judaism Describe Jewish beliefs about what happens to evil people after death. Explain how a Jewish funeral service might comfort someone whose close friend has died. 6. Sikhism You must refer to Judaism in your Describe Sikh beliefs about what happens to evil people after death. Explain how a Sikh funeral service might comfort someone whose close friend has died. You must refer to Sikhism in your

4 Part B Answer one question only Philosophy Belief and worship 7. Buddhism Describe how Buddhists worship in a temple. Explain how Buddhists use symbols in a place of worship. You must refer to Buddhism in your 8. Christianity Describe how Christians worship in a church. Explain how Christian use symbols in a place of worship. 9. Hinduism You must refer to Christianity in your Describe how Hindus worship in a mandir. Explain how Hindus use symbols in a place of worship. 10. Islam You must refer to Hinduism in your Describe how Muslims worship in a mosque.

5 Explain how the design of a mosque shows Muslim beliefs. (7 marks) 11. Judaism You must refer to Islam in your Describe how Jews worship in a synagogue. Explain how Jews use symbols in a place of worship. 12. Sikhism You must refer to Judaism in your Describe how Sikhs worship in a gurdwara. Explain how Siikhs use symbols in a place of worship. You must refer to Sikhism in your

6 Part C Answer one question only Ethics Religion and Medical Ethics 13. Buddhism Describe Buddhist attitudes towards abortion. Explain how a Buddhist might respond to someone who was thinking about ( 7 marks) Only God has the right to take away life. You must refer to Buddhism in your 14. Christianity Describe Christian attitudes towards abortion. Explain how a Christian might respond to someone who was thinking about Only God has the right to take away life. You must refer to Christianity in your 15. Hinduism Describe Hindu attitudes towards abortion. Explain how a Hindu might respond to someone who was thinking about Only God has the right to take away life. You must refer to Hinduism in your

7 16. Islam Describe Muslim attitudes towards abortion. Explain how a Muslim might respond to someone who was thinking about Only Allah has the right to take away life. You must refer to Islam in your 17. Judaism Describe Jewish attitudes towards abortion. Explain how a Jew might respond to someone who was thinking about Only G-d has the right to take away life. You must refer to Judaism in your 18. Sikhism Describe Sikh attitudes towards abortion. Explain how a Sikh might respond to someone who was thinking about Only God has the right to take away life. You must refer to Sikhism in your

8 Part D Answer one question only Ethics War and peace 19. Buddhism Describe Buddhist attitudes towards war. Explain why Buddhists might work for peace. All Hindus must be pacifists. 20. Christianity Describe Christian attitudes towards war. Explain why Christians might work for peace. All Christians must be pacifists. 21. Hinduism Describe Buddhists attitudes towards war. Explain why Hindus might work for peace. All Hindus must be pacifists. 22. Islam Describe Muslim attitudes towards war. Explain why Muslims might work for peace. All Muslims must be pacifists. Do you agree? Give reasons to support you answer and show that you have

9 23. Judaism Describe Jewish attitudes towards war. Explain why Jews might work for peace. All Jews must be pacifists. 24. Sikhism Describe Sikh attitudes towards war. Explain why Sikhs might work for peace. All Sikhs must be pacifists.

GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Marking Scheme. Total: 80 marks

GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Marking Scheme. Total: 80 marks GCSE BITESIZE Examinations General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES Marking Scheme Total: 80 marks For each question, you should mark your answer according to levels of response. Below

More information

Monday 12 May 2014 Morning

Monday 12 May 2014 Morning Monday 12 May 2014 Morning GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) B603/01 Ethics 1 (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) *1245022516* Candidates answer on the Answer

More information

Monday 11 June 2012 Morning

Monday 11 June 2012 Morning Monday 11 June 2012 Morning GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) B602 Philosophy 2 (Good and Evil, Revelation, Science) *B620050611* Candidates answer on the Answer Booklet. OCR

More information

Wednesday 11 June 2014 Afternoon

Wednesday 11 June 2014 Afternoon Wednesday 11 June 2014 Afternoon GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) B601/01 Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life) *1244417157* Candidates answer

More information

THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION MODIFIED LANGUAGE

THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION MODIFIED LANGUAGE THIS IS A NEW SPECIFICATION GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Ethics 1 (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) B603 * OCE / 2

More information

Section 1: You should only answer all the questions on the topic you have studied.

Section 1: You should only answer all the questions on the topic you have studied. X265/12/01 NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 2015 FRIDAY, 8 MAY 1.00 PM 2.45 PM RELIGIOUS, MORAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL STUDIES HIGHER Paper 1 There are two Sections in this paper: Section 1 Morality in the Modern World

More information

RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life)

RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life) GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life) B601 *OCE/27375* Candidates answer

More information

National Quali cations 2014

National Quali cations 2014 N X76/7/01 MONDAY, 26 MAY 9:00 AM 10:0 AM National Quali cations 201 Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies Total marks 60 SECTION 1 WORLD RELIGION 20 marks Attempt ONE Part SECTION 2 MORALITY AND

More information

B603. RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Ethics 1 (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth)

B603. RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Ethics 1 (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Ethics 1 (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) B603 *OCE/ 29439* Candidates answer on the

More information

Woodlands Primary RE Scheme of Work

Woodlands Primary RE Scheme of Work Woodlands Primary RE Scheme of Work The following RE Scheme of work has been developed using the Discovery RE Scheme of work and the Cheshire Scheme of work. The Scheme of work compliments the Cheshire

More information

Friday 18 January 2013 Afternoon

Friday 18 January 2013 Afternoon Friday 18 January 2013 Afternoon GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) B603/01 Ethics 1 (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) *B620060113* Candidates answer on the Answer

More information

National Quali cations 2015

National Quali cations 2015 N X76/7/11 FRIDAY, 8 MAY 9:00 AM 10:0 AM National Quali cations 201 Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies Total marks 60 Section 1 World Religion 20 marks Attempt ONE Part Section 2 Morality and Belief

More information

RE Overview. Year R Autumn Special people Christianity, Judaism What is Christmas? Christianity

RE Overview. Year R Autumn Special people Christianity, Judaism What is Christmas? Christianity Year R Special people Christianity, Judaism What is Christmas? Christianity How do people celebrate? Islam Judaism What is Easter? Christianity RE Overview What can we learn from stories? Buddhism, Christianity,

More information

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A SPECIMEN MATERIAL GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A Paper 1B Specimen 2018 Morning Time allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials For this paper you must have: an AQA answer booklet. Instructions Use black ink or black

More information

Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies 2016

Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies 2016 GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Exploring different religions and beliefs Discover our new qualifications for 2016 Look out for Pearson s published resources too! Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies 2016 This

More information

Religious Studies. Specification. GCSE 2012 Religious Studies B (Philosophy and/or Applied Ethics)

Religious Studies. Specification. GCSE 2012 Religious Studies B (Philosophy and/or Applied Ethics) Religious Studies GCSE 2012 Religious Studies B (Philosophy and/or Applied Ethics) Specification J621 Full Course J121 Short Course Version 1 April 2012 www.ocr.org.uk/gcse2012 A FEW GOOD REASONS TO WORK

More information

Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification

Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification TITLE: Religion here and now YEAR GROUP: 5 or 6 Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification 29/05/2009 Lat Blaylock / Nottingham City and County SACRE / Units of Work

More information

Religious Diversity through Sacred Arts Geoff Cobb, NYC Museum School, New York, NY

Religious Diversity through Sacred Arts Geoff Cobb, NYC Museum School, New York, NY Religious Worlds of New York Curriculum Development Project Religious Diversity through Sacred Arts Geoff Cobb, NYC Museum School, New York, NY Abstract This is a curriculum for ninth grade students who

More information

KS 1 Template Examples

KS 1 Template Examples KS 1 Template Examples Key Stage: 2 Panoramic Q2 Is happiness the purpose of life? Example of content to be (Please give three or four areas which could be explored within this unit) Pupils consider a

More information

7.1.spi.3 How do you compare and contrast the tenets of the five major world religions? WORLD RELIGIONS

7.1.spi.3 How do you compare and contrast the tenets of the five major world religions? WORLD RELIGIONS 7.1.spi.3 How do you compare and contrast the tenets of the five major world religions? WORLD RELIGIONS VOCABULARY A child sits near idols of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, on the eve of

More information

Major World Religion #1 HINDUISM

Major World Religion #1 HINDUISM 7. Explain the three ways to reach moksha. #1 HINDUISM 8. What does moksha require a balance of? 1. Define Hindusim. 9. What are the four goals of all Hindus? 2. Hinduism is the major religion of. 3. Explain

More information

Religious Education Overview

Religious Education Overview Horningsham Primary School Religious Education Overview Together we learn Curriculum The school follows the Wiltshire Syllabus for RE and use Discovery RE as a toolkit for implementing this. Discovery

More information

www.discoveryschemeofwork.com

www.discoveryschemeofwork.com The Pan Berkshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education and Discovery RE www.discoveryschemeofwork.com Copyright of this document is the property of Jan Lever Education Consultancy and Training Ltd.

More information

Meaning and purpose making sense of life through: Values and commitments making sense of right and wrong through: own experiences.

Meaning and purpose making sense of life through: Values and commitments making sense of right and wrong through: own experiences. making sense of life 1 recognise and begin to ask questions about personal experience and feelings recognise things that are interesting or puzzling in life and begin to ask questions about them recognise

More information

The contribution of religious education and collective worship to community cohesion

The contribution of religious education and collective worship to community cohesion The contribution of religious education and collective worship to community cohesion Background In July 2007 the DCSF published its guidance on the duty to promote community cohesion in regard to the statutory

More information

Overview Year 3 Michaelmas Term Lent Term Summer Term. Jesus early childhood Jesus baptism The Temptations Jesus chooses his friends ----------

Overview Year 3 Michaelmas Term Lent Term Summer Term. Jesus early childhood Jesus baptism The Temptations Jesus chooses his friends ---------- Religious Studies Syllabus Overview Overview - Year 1 Michaelmas Term Rules, Harvest, 5 senses, Hindu Gods, Diwali, Rama and Sita, Remembrance and Nativity Lent Term The Bible, sharing, say sorry and forgiving

More information

The Cultural Landscape by Rubenstein Chapter 6: Religion

The Cultural Landscape by Rubenstein Chapter 6: Religion Key Issue 1: Where Are Religions Distributed? Pages 183-191 ***Always keep your key term packet out whenever you take notes from Rubenstein. As the terms come up in the text, think through the significance

More information

Chapter 6 Learning Guide Religion

Chapter 6 Learning Guide Religion Chapter 6 Learning Guide Religion Key Issue 1 Where Are Religions Distributed? Pgs. 168-178 1. Define universalizing religion: 2. Define ethnic religion: Universalizing Religions 3. Give the percentage

More information

YSGOL TŶ COCH. Religious Education Policy. Initiated by: Date Approved: Version: Operational Date: Jan Date of Review: Jan 2017.

YSGOL TŶ COCH. Religious Education Policy. Initiated by: Date Approved: Version: Operational Date: Jan Date of Review: Jan 2017. YSGOL TŶ COCH Religious Education Policy Initiated by: Approved by: SMT Governors/SMT Date Approved: Version: Operational Date: Jan 2014 Date of Review: Jan 2017 Distribution: SMT/TLR s/all relevant staff

More information

Introduction. Edexcel GCSE Short Course/GCSE in Religious Studies Specification Issue 5 Pearson Education Limited

Introduction. Edexcel GCSE Short Course/GCSE in Religious Studies Specification Issue 5 Pearson Education Limited Specification Edexcel GCSE in Religious Studies (2RS01) Edexcel GCSE (Short Course) in Religious Studies (3RS01) For first certification 2013 Issue 5 Pearson Education Ltd is one of the UK s largest awarding

More information

Stamford Green Primary School Religious Education Curriculum Map. September 2014

Stamford Green Primary School Religious Education Curriculum Map. September 2014 Stamford Green Primary School Religious Education Curriculum Map September 2014 Contents Page Essential characteristics of religiously literate pupils Page 3 Aims of the National Curriculum Page 4 Early

More information

EVINGTON VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Caring and Learning Together. RE Policy

EVINGTON VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Caring and Learning Together. RE Policy EVINGTON VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Caring and Learning Together RE Policy 2014-2015 Presented to Staff: Autumn 2014 Review date: Autumn 2015 Presented to Governors: Autumn 2014 Stakeholders Review: Summer

More information

Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term. New Life: Awe and wonder of the natural world, Chinese New Year New babies

Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term. New Life: Awe and wonder of the natural world, Chinese New Year New babies Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term R Festivals and Celebrations: Harvest, birthdays, Diwali, Christmas - What is Christmas really about? Christmas as the birthday of Jesus New Life: Awe and wonder

More information

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION in Australia (2006)

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION in Australia (2006) Religions and Places of Worship in Sydney Australian Ideal College Pty Ltd ABN: 15 126 592 756 CRICOS Provider Code: 03053G Level 8, 75 King Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia Tel: +61 2 9262 2968 Fax:

More information

APHG CHAPTER 7: RELIGION

APHG CHAPTER 7: RELIGION APHG CHAPTER 7: RELIGION KQ #3: HOW IS RELIGION SEEN IN THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE? (6 slides) KQ #3: HOW IS RELIGION SEEN IN THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE? Places of worship and various religious-based architecture

More information

teachers handbook G C S E Religious Studies A: World Religion(s) RELIGIOUS STUDIES Version 4 April 2010 OCR GCSE

teachers handbook G C S E Religious Studies A: World Religion(s) RELIGIOUS STUDIES Version 4 April 2010 OCR GCSE teachers handbook Version 4 April 2010 G C S E Religious Studies A: World Religion(s) J620 Full Course J120 Short Course This handbook is designed to accompany the OCR GCSE Religious Studies A: World Religion(s)

More information

Studies of Religion I

Studies of Religion I 2011 HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION Studies of Religion I Total marks 50 Section I Pages 2 5 General Instructions Reading time 5 minutes Working time 1 1 hours 2 Write using black or blue pen Black

More information

The name given to someone who does not believe in a supreme being, or god.

The name given to someone who does not believe in a supreme being, or god. Year 7 and 8 Religious Education - Keywords Christian: Atheist: Agnostic: Belief: Worship: Prayer: Pray: Faith: The name given to followers of the Christ (Jesus). The name given to someone who does not

More information

RELIGIOUS STUDIES SPECIFICATION A

RELIGIOUS STUDIES SPECIFICATION A GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES (SPECIFICATION A) Specimen Assessment Materials 1 For teaching from 2009 For awards from 2010 RELIGIOUS STUDIES SPECIFICATION A SPECIMEN ASSESSMENT MATERIALS GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES

More information

Religious Studies. Advanced Unit 3: Religious Studies Developments

Religious Studies. Advanced Unit 3: Religious Studies Developments Edexcel GCE Religious Studies Advanced Unit 3: Religious Studies Developments Thursday 6 June 2013 Morning Time: 1 hour 45 minutes Paper Reference 6RS03/01 You must have: Answer Book (enclosed) Instructions

More information

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Programme of Study. Key Stage 3

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Programme of Study. Key Stage 3 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programme of Study Key Stage 3 62 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE 2011-2016 Programme of Study Key Stage 3 What is RE about at Key Stage

More information

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM. For examination 2014 onwards. irevise.com GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM. For examination 2014 onwards. irevise.com GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM For examination 2014 onwards irevise.com 2014 1 GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM irevise.com 2014. All revision notes have been produced by mockness ltd for irevise.com.

More information

Ten ideas for better visual learning: images for better RE

Ten ideas for better visual learning: images for better RE Ten ideas for better visual learning: images for better RE Everyone signs up to the importance of visual learning these days, but there s a risk that it stops with adding a few illegal pictures from the

More information

Places of Faith. Contents KEY STAGE 1. Special Places. The Local Church KEY STAGE 2. Introductory Activities. Christianity. Judaism.

Places of Faith. Contents KEY STAGE 1. Special Places. The Local Church KEY STAGE 2. Introductory Activities. Christianity. Judaism. Places of Faith Contents KEY STAGE 1 Special Places The Local Church KEY STAGE 2 Introductory Activities Christianity Judaism Buddhism Other ideas - levels Resources List Photocopiable worksheets Programmes

More information

How can this help teachers and students to increase their understanding of contentious issues?

How can this help teachers and students to increase their understanding of contentious issues? GATEWAY DOCUMENTS 1.4, 1.5 AND 1.6 Why do people have different beliefs? Why do people have different interpretations of the same religion? Why are the consequences of faith not the same for all people

More information

Key Issue 1: Where Are Religions Distributed?

Key Issue 1: Where Are Religions Distributed? Key Issue 1: Where Are Religions Distributed? Pages 183-191 ***Always keep your key term packet out whenever you take notes from Rubenstein. As the terms come up in the text, think through the significance

More information

Studies of Religion I

Studies of Religion I 2001 HIGHER SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION Studies of Religion I Total marks 0 General Instructions Reading time minutes Working time 1 1 2 hours Write using black or blue pen Write your Centre Number

More information

The Roles of Men and Women

The Roles of Men and Women The Roles of Men and Women For your exam, you will need to be able to discuss the following: How and why the roles of men and women have changed in the last century; What the different Christian attitudes

More information

Exemplar for Internal Achievement Standard. Religious Studies Level 1

Exemplar for Internal Achievement Standard. Religious Studies Level 1 Exemplar for Internal Achievement Standard Religious Studies Level 1 This exemplar supports assessment against: Achievement Standard 90818 Describe the application of the key ethical principle(s) of a

More information

Who am I? / Belonging

Who am I? / Belonging Windows on Faith Statutory Content Key Stage 1 Who am I? / Belonging What this unit contains In this unit pupils draw on their understanding of what it means to belong, and then relate it to how children

More information

Year 2: Holy Books (Torah, Bible, Qu ran) [Syllabus strands 1a, 1c, 1e, 1i, 1j, 1m]

Year 2: Holy Books (Torah, Bible, Qu ran) [Syllabus strands 1a, 1c, 1e, 1i, 1j, 1m] Year 2: Holy Books (Torah, Bible, Qu ran) [Syllabus strands 1a, 1c, 1e, 1i, 1j, 1m] In this unit the children will reflect on how certain books may have special personal value. They will gain awareness

More information

Celebrations and Schools

Celebrations and Schools Celebrations and Schools How does one celebrate festivals? Why do we celebrate festivals? Is the way two families celebrate diwali or eid the same? What do the young minds we work with understand about

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June 2011

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June 2011 GCSE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) General Certificate of Secondary Education Unit B604: Ethics 2 (Peace and Justice, Equality, Media) Mark Scheme for June 2011 Oxford Cambridge and

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for January 2013

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for January 2013 GCSE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) General Certificate of Secondary Education Unit B60: Ethics 1: (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) Mark Scheme for January 201 Oxford

More information

ALL SAINTS' C.E. (C) PRIMARY SCHOOL, ALREWAS. Curriculum Policy Statement for Religious Education. Believe to Achieve

ALL SAINTS' C.E. (C) PRIMARY SCHOOL, ALREWAS. Curriculum Policy Statement for Religious Education. Believe to Achieve ALL SAINTS' C.E. (C) PRIMARY SCHOOL, ALREWAS. Curriculum Policy Statement for Religious Education Believe to Achieve Mission Statement To provide quality education for our children in a happy, secure Christian

More information

AP World History Chapter 9 review

AP World History Chapter 9 review AP World History Chapter 9 review Even after the Arab Empire fell apart, the Islamic civilization continued to grow Major areas of Muslim expansion: India, Anatolia, West Africa, and Spain Islam brought

More information

Yeovil. What is the purpose of the Faith Walk? What is the Faith Walk? What does the Faith Walk contain? How to use the walk?

Yeovil. What is the purpose of the Faith Walk? What is the Faith Walk? What does the Faith Walk contain? How to use the walk? Our beliefs are an important part of who we are and how we behave. South Somerset is a district enriched by people of many different faiths and beliefs. What is the? The is a journey of.8 miles through

More information

Teacher s Notes. Notes First Activity Strange Events in the Temple: Notes Second Activity A Story: Notes Third Activity Lights:

Teacher s Notes. Notes First Activity Strange Events in the Temple: Notes Second Activity A Story: Notes Third Activity Lights: Religion: Judaism Teacher s Notes Story Reference: First and second Books of Maccabees, Apocrypha. Notes First Activity Strange Events in the Temple: This story is not found in the Jewish Torah or Christian

More information

Bexley Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education

Bexley Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2014 Bexley Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Listening to you, working for you 605506 Agreed Syllabus new.indd 1 www.bexley.gov.uk 23/06/2014 15:55 Bexley Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education

More information

Religion and Animal Welfare Student Activities

Religion and Animal Welfare Student Activities Module 27 Religion and Animal Welfare Questions Because the topics raised in this module are of a religious and philosophical nature, it is likely that there will not be clear right and wrong answers to

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June 2011

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June 2011 GCSE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) General Certificate of Secondary Education Unit B603: Ethics 1, (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) Mark Scheme for June 2011 Oxford

More information

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 3. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007)

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 3. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Religious education Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 3 and attainment targets (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Crown copyright 2007 Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

More information

Multi-Faith / Meditation Room Serenity Procedure and Guidance on Religious Articles and Dress

Multi-Faith / Meditation Room Serenity Procedure and Guidance on Religious Articles and Dress Author: Learner Services Manager (Wider Curriculum) Date Reviewed: August 2014 Category: Public Multi-Faith / Meditation Room Serenity Procedure and Guidance on Religious Articles and Dress 1. Multi-Faith/Meditation

More information

NCSS Theme #1 Lesson Plan: Culture

NCSS Theme #1 Lesson Plan: Culture NCSS Theme #1 Lesson Plan: Culture Lesson Title: World Religions Lesson Author: Kathryn Yarbrough Key Curriculum Words: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, religion, monotheism, polytheism

More information

Unit: How do Hindus Worship? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: -

Unit: How do Hindus Worship? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: - Unit: How do Hindus Worship? About this unit: This unit may from an introduction for pupils to Hinduism. It should also provide the opportunity for pupils to look at concepts of God, worship, and life

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies. Mark Scheme for June 2010. General Certificate of Secondary Education B589 Perspectives on World Religions

GCSE. Religious Studies. Mark Scheme for June 2010. General Certificate of Secondary Education B589 Perspectives on World Religions GCSE Religious Studies General Certificate of Secondary Education B589 Perspectives on World Religions Mark Scheme for June 2010 Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA) is

More information

7th Grade World Civilization Objectives

7th Grade World Civilization Objectives 7th Grade World Civilization Objectives Unit One Beginning of Human Civilization Unit Students will explain the historic development and achievements of the early civilizations. Explain how geography played

More information

Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education

Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education CCC J/N 15107 Revised 2011 Serving the people of Cumbria cumbria.gov.uk Contents About Religious Education in the Curriculum What is the statutory basis

More information

Understanding Secularism. Chapter 2

Understanding Secularism. Chapter 2 Chapter 2 Understanding Secularism Imagine yourself as a Hindu or Muslim living in a part of the United States of America where Christian fundamentalism is very powerful. Suppose that despite being a US

More information

What Can Christians Learn From Jews? Amos 5:23-24; Micah 6:8; Matthew 21:28-31

What Can Christians Learn From Jews? Amos 5:23-24; Micah 6:8; Matthew 21:28-31 1 What Can Christians Learn From Jews? Amos 5:23-24; Micah 6:8; Matthew 21:28-31 Christianity and Judaism are the two most closely related of all the world s religions. There are certainly many unique

More information

Treating patients and staff with dignity, value and respect

Treating patients and staff with dignity, value and respect A guide to faith and culture Treating patients and staff with dignity, value and respect This information has been put together to help staff understand the needs of patients and their families in relation

More information

When Worldviews Collide: Christians Confronting Culture By Ergun Mehmet Caner. Leader Guide For use in FAITH Evangelism 3 Discipleship

When Worldviews Collide: Christians Confronting Culture By Ergun Mehmet Caner. Leader Guide For use in FAITH Evangelism 3 Discipleship When Worldviews Collide: Christians Confronting Culture By Ergun Mehmet Caner Leader Guide For use in FAITH Evangelism 3 Discipleship Thank you for selecting When Worldviews Collide: Christians Confronting

More information

NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE GRADE 12

NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE GRADE 12 NATIONAL SENIOR CERTIFICATE GRADE 12 RELIGION STUDIES P2 EXEMPLAR 2007 This memorandum consists of 6 pages. QUESTION 1 Religion Studies P2 2 DoE/Exemplar 2007 Discuss the following branches of Buddhism:

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies A and B: Unit B603. Mark Schemes for the Unit. January 2010 J620/J621/J120/J121/MS/R/10J

GCSE. Religious Studies A and B: Unit B603. Mark Schemes for the Unit. January 2010 J620/J621/J120/J121/MS/R/10J GCSE Religious Studies A and B: Unit B603 General Certificate of Education GCSE J620/J621 General Certificate of Education (Short Course) GCSE J120/J121 Mark Schemes for the Unit January 2010 Oxford Cambridge

More information

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 4. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007)

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 4. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Religious education Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 4 and years 12 and 13 (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Crown copyright 2007 Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

More information

Lesson Plan to reflect on differences and similarities among various religions

Lesson Plan to reflect on differences and similarities among various religions Lesson Plan to reflect on differences and similarities among various religions Materials required Quotations handout (one copy cut into individual quotations) Category signs (one each): Prayer and Worship;

More information

Non - Statutory Guidance. Section 2. Learning & teaching

Non - Statutory Guidance. Section 2. Learning & teaching Learning & Teaching Non - Statutory Guidance Learning & teaching 1 Learning and Teaching in Religious Education. Non-Statutory Guidance Learning & Teaching Teaching World Faiths Religious Education makes

More information

Organ donation and transplantation FAQs

Organ donation and transplantation FAQs Teacher resource Organ donation and transplantation FAQs Questions on organ donation and transplantation may come up throughout your lesson so we have included some frequently asked questions below for

More information

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programmes of Study Key Stage 2

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programmes of Study Key Stage 2 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programmes of Study Key Stage 2 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE 2011-2016 45 Programme of Study Key Stage 2 What is RE about at Key

More information

Teacher Resource Bank

Teacher Resource Bank Teacher Resource Bank GCSE Religious Studies Specification A AO2 Sample Answers The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company

More information

As a Catholic believer I see that they are so close to our own belief in terms of "The Holy Trinity", but maybe the only difference is in the way it i

As a Catholic believer I see that they are so close to our own belief in terms of The Holy Trinity, but maybe the only difference is in the way it i World Religion In this paper I would like to let the reader know what I think of and estimate in other religions and their beliefs. It is not easy since I am not part of any among them neither are they

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June General Certificate of Secondary Education

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June General Certificate of Secondary Education GCSE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) General Certificate of Secondary Education Unit B602: Philosophy of Religion 2 Mark Scheme for June 2013 Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations OCR

More information

LIVERPOOL HOPE UNIVERSITY

LIVERPOOL HOPE UNIVERSITY LIVERPOOL HOPE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES THEOLOGY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES YOUR FUTURE STARTS WITH HOPE 021015 Theology & Religious Studies Fact File Faculty: Arts and Humanities Department:

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June 2013

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for June 2013 GCSE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) General Certificate of Secondary Education Unit B603: Ethics 1: (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) Mark Scheme for June 2013 Oxford

More information

2.1. How do Christians and Muslims celebrate new life? KS1 Beliefs, Philosophy and Ethics

2.1. How do Christians and Muslims celebrate new life? KS1 Beliefs, Philosophy and Ethics Supporting material for the RE Agreed Syllabus in Kirklees, Leeds and Calderdale 2.1 KS1 Beliefs, Philosophy and Ethics How do Christians and Muslims celebrate new life? About this unit: Pupils will learn

More information

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (UK) Religious and Social Attitudes of UK Christians in Topline results. 14 th February 2012

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (UK) Religious and Social Attitudes of UK Christians in Topline results. 14 th February 2012 Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (UK) Religious and Social Attitudes of UK Christians in 2011 Topline results 14 th February 2012 Unless otherwise stated, the results are based on 1,136

More information

University of Waterloo Library

University of Waterloo Library University of Waterloo Library The accompanying Collection Development Policy statement is submitted by Christine Jewell, Liaison Librarian for the Department of Religious Studies, and is approved by the

More information

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for January 2011

GCSE. Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) Mark Scheme for January 2011 GCSE Religious Studies B (Philosophy and Applied Ethics) General Certificate of Secondary Education Unit B603: Ethics 1, (Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) Mark Scheme for January 2011

More information

Mark Scheme (Results) June GCSE Religious Studies (5RS08) Religion and Society based on a study of Christianity and at least one other religion

Mark Scheme (Results) June GCSE Religious Studies (5RS08) Religion and Society based on a study of Christianity and at least one other religion Mark Scheme (Results) June 2011 GCSE Religious Studies (5RS08) Religion and Society based on a study of Christianity and at least one other religion Edexcel is one of the leading examining and awarding

More information

An extensive new survey by the Pew Forum on Religion

An extensive new survey by the Pew Forum on Religion An extensive new survey by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life details the religious affiliation of the American public and explores the shifts taking place in the U.S. religious landscape. Based on

More information

2015 Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies. New Higher. Finalised Marking Instructions

2015 Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies. New Higher. Finalised Marking Instructions National Qualifications 2015 2015 Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies New Higher Finalised Marking Instructions Scottish Qualifications Authority 2015 The information in this publication may be

More information

RELIGIOUS VIEWS ON DONATION

RELIGIOUS VIEWS ON DONATION RELIGIOUS VIEWS ON DONATION An often-heard question when organ donation is being discussed is: "Does my religion approve?" Recently the New York Regional Transplant Program published the views of major

More information

MATERIALS USED TO TEACH ABOUT WORLD RELIGIONS IN SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND

MATERIALS USED TO TEACH ABOUT WORLD RELIGIONS IN SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND Research Brief DCSF-RB197 January 2010 ISBN 978 1 84775 634 3 MATERIALS USED TO TEACH ABOUT WORLD RELIGIONS IN SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND Robert Jackson, Julia Ipgrave, Mary Hayward, Paul Hopkins, Nigel Fancourt,

More information

Unit 12 KS2 Key theme: The Journey of Life and Death Year 6 Summer Term

Unit 12 KS2 Key theme: The Journey of Life and Death Year 6 Summer Term Unit 12 KS2 Key theme: The Journey of Life and Death Year 6 Summer Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: This unit enables to children to reflect on emotions and feelings linked to celebration and loss and investigate

More information

THE INTER FAITH NETWORK FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM

THE INTER FAITH NETWORK FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM THE INTER FAITH NETWORK FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM The Inter Faith Network is very likely to have broken the law by discriminating against particular communities on grounds of religion The Equality Act 2010

More information

Reflecting on Religion. The Medway Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education. Medway Council Education Department

Reflecting on Religion. The Medway Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education. Medway Council Education Department Reflecting on Religion The Medway Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Medway Council Education Department Acknowledgements Medway Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE) and the Agreed

More information

Section B. Lincolnshire Agreed

Section B. Lincolnshire Agreed ection B Lincolnshire Agreed yllabus for R 2006 CONTNT Lincolnshire Agreed yllabus for R Contents and tructure Non statutory support and guidance for R in Lincolnshire is provided on the disc that accompanies

More information

Religion and belief policy

Religion and belief policy Religion and belief policy 1 Introduction The University of Southampton is a diverse international community of people many of whom have religious and other beliefs. As part of its commitment to equality

More information

Religious Education Policy. a) Policy drawn up by the RE Coordinator. d) Reviewed: Spring 2012 (in light of syllabus changes)

Religious Education Policy. a) Policy drawn up by the RE Coordinator. d) Reviewed: Spring 2012 (in light of syllabus changes) St Francis Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Where God s gifts begin their journey to gain, attain and grow into lifelong learners Religious Education Policy a) Policy drawn up by the RE

More information

PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION Chair: David H. Nikkel

PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION Chair: David H. Nikkel 240 The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2015-2016 Academic Catalog PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION Chair: David H. Nikkel Faculty: Jeffery L. Geller, Mordechai Inbari, Sharon Lea Mattila, Melinda Rosenberg,

More information