The students study Christianity and at least two more religions as part of these topics, alongside atheism.
Students will develop their skills of evaluation and critical thinking from Year 7 onwards as well as improving their ability to discuss debate and write reflectively and in depth. These skills support learning at Key Stage 4.
In Year 7 students learn about religious beliefs and practices, festivals and sacred places.
In Year 8 students will look at the law and key beliefs, the lives of followers, rituals and non-religious faiths.
In Year 9 students consider the origins of the universe, suffering, death and immortality.