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20/11/17

A lovely trip to the Royal Albert Hall this evening with our wonderful talented music and drama students. https://t.co/0CYXXDjw2r

17/11/17

Retweetd From London BMX

Great session at the track today with https://t.co/S2zOvPJuAK

17/11/17

Year 9 impromptu jam session in today’s break time. Music department always open. https://t.co/wBOEk9hRbt

16/11/17

Q - when did you begin using dual coding in your teaching Mr Caesar? "It came about through an organic way of seeing what worked"

16/11/17

Brian Caesar one of our 2 Lead Practitioners in science explains memory and learning to staff in our morning staff training - learning of ovaries, glands & hormones https://t.co/G6P4KAzJPx

16/11/17

Looking forward to it

15/11/17

Retweetd From What's On in Croydon

TODAY: Baby Driver (15) https://t.co/pF1JnoubHq

15/11/17

glad for Norwood to get a mention in such esteemed alumni https://t.co/HlMbmAS1ux

15/11/17

Always proud of Stormzy & https://t.co/HlMbmAS1ux

13/11/17

Continued community links. Our choir brightening up the morning at a local care home this morning. https://t.co/LqY98ZTZLH

10/11/17

10km walked, 10kgs each carried throughout and a group of very tired World Challengers. Please sponsor us for our Tanzania trip if you can: https://t.co/VDJtLCGYiw https://t.co/RYUNhi0f5q

10/11/17

Today we are proud to announce the names of our Golden Ticket winners for weeks 6 and 7 of the autumn term - Excellent work! https://t.co/1nftbumpVE

08/11/17

Sunset this afternoon during the Y7's remarkable comeback to beat an excellent team. Thanks for hosting #55-50 https://t.co/f3AbCHvBiq

08/11/17

Year 10 visited Imperial College today with Ms Wendt, Lead Practitioner for Mathematics - aiming to be the best as scholar, citizen and ambassador https://t.co/QyzrVXmBd7

08/11/17

Schools can be the key in breaking the cycle of mental health problems that face mothers and children during pregnancy and childbirth - Professor Louise Howard explains https://t.co/MkqgmgBJCu https://t.co/LB8YzQizwo

08/11/17

Executive Principal Nick Soar attending the today to hear Duchess of Cambridge speak of how to support mental health needs of young people https://t.co/xLVfZXUAzj https://t.co/w6Vajtr7hT

08/11/17

Student's work looking amazing at the CYAC Exhibition. https://t.co/xOpf1xvdBz

08/11/17

Retweetd From Soarpoints

"I'm Fine" Sensitive & upbeat chairing by as he introduces Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Regius Chair of Psychiatry KCL at the School Leaders' Forum - representing at this important conference in mental health https://t.co/XW61WNs37u

08/11/17

Students work ready for the CYAC Exhibition. Youth Arts takeover. https://t.co/HvmUPu5gJ2

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Religion and Philosphy

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Why I will study Religion and Philosophy?

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  • Do you want answers to the big questions in life?
  • Do you enjoy debating and arguing?

The RE syllabus is designed to be inclusive of persons of religious or non-religious traditions. You will find out about the practices and beliefs of Christianity and Islam. In addition you will be encouraged to assess the importance of faith for believers today and to express your views about these areas of study.

 

Topic/Unit Breakdown

Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World

Written examination: 2 hours

50% of qualification

Candidates will study the following four themes. All questions are compulsory.

  • Theme 1: Issues of Relationships
  • Theme 2: Issues of Life and Death
  • Theme 3: Issues of Good and Evil
  • Theme 4: Issues of Human Rights

This component will be assessed by compulsory questions focusing on knowledge,

understanding and evaluation of the identified themes. 

 

Component 2: Study of Christianity or

  • Christianity (Catholic Christianity)
  • Written examination: 1 hour
  • 25% of qualification
  • Candidates will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of:

Option 1: Christianity 

  • This component will be assessed by compulsory questions focussing on knowledge,
  • understanding and evaluation of the subject content.

 

Component 3: Study of a World Faith

  • Written examination: 1 hour
  • 25% of qualification
  • Candidates will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of one world faith:

Option 2: Islam

  • This component will be assessed by compulsory questions focusing on knowledge, understanding
  • and evaluation of the subject content.
  • This linear qualification will be available in May/June each year. It will be awarded for the first time in summer 2018

 

Key Skills and Aptitudes

  • Evaluative and analytical skills
  • Communication in both written and oral form
  • Group and independent work
  • Tolerance and respect of the beliefs and faiths of a range of   religious traditions
  • Genuine interest in moral and religious issues

 

Assessment

2 written papers in year 11 combining learning from the previous and current year grades are then combined to generate an overall G.C.S.E. Grade.