RS Curriculum Map

Enquiry questions

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

What are the key concepts within Philosophy and Ethics

What can we learn from our inspirational leaders?

How do Christian beliefs, teachings and practices shape an individual?

Topic

The Island - An introduction into RS Concepts and Skills

Inspirational Leaders - Prejudice, Multiculturalism and Human Rights

 

Christian Identity - Ethics and Key Beliefs and Teachings

Skills

 

 

AO2 explanation,

evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

AO2 explanation,

evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

AO2 explanation,

evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

Assessment

 

Message in a bottle extended piece of writing using all keywords and PEA structures.

Extended piece of writing using PEEA to convince ready of which leader is the best and why including an alternative point of view.

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question.

Year 8

Does God exist?

Is it ever right to kill?

How do Christian beliefs, teachings and practices shape an individual?

Topic

 

Exploring the Nature and Existence of God - Philosophy

The Sanctity of Life - War, Abortion, Human Rights and Capital Punishment

Islamic Identity - Ethics and Key Beliefs and Teachings

Skills

 

 

AO2 explanation,

evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

AO2 explanation,

evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

AO2 explanation,

evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

Assessment

 

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question.

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question.

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question.

Year 9

Can prejudice ever be stopped?

Why do humans need love?

IS it ever right to fight a war?

Topic

Topic 1 (Autumn) - Prejudice

Topic 2 (Spring) - Relationships

Topic 3 (Summer) - War and Peace

Skills

 

 

AO2 explanation, evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

AO2 explanation, evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

AO2 explanation, evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

Assessment

 

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question – Taken from previous GCSE as a model.

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question – Taken from previous GCSE as a model.

Exam style assessment with skills based questions that progress in difficulty including source analysis and extended written evaluation question – Taken from previous GCSE as a model.

Year 10

New 1-9 GCSE

AQA Religious Studies (Philosophy and Ethics) – Specification A

Topic

 

Theme E: Crime and Punishment

Component 1: Christianity: Beliefs, Teachings and Practices

Theme B: Religion and Life

Component 1: Islam: Beliefs, Teachings and Practices

Research Project on specific concept, theme or component studied.

Revision and Mock Exams

Skills

 

 

A03 evaluation

AO2 explanation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

A03 evaluation

AO2 explanation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

A03 evaluation

AO2 explanation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

Assessment

Mini-mock exam using specimen papers under timed conditions. All papers to be self and peer-assessed before teacher assessment.

Mini-mock exam using specimen papers under timed conditions. All papers to be self and peer-assessed before teacher assessment.

Mini-mock exam using specimen papers under timed conditions. All papers to be self and peer-assessed before teacher assessment.

Mock Exam

Year11  (From September 2017)

Topic

 

Theme C: The existence of God and revelation

Component 1.5: Christianity: Beliefs, Teachings and Practices

Theme A: Relationships and Families

Component 1.5: Islam: Beliefs, Teachings and Practices

Revision and GCSE Exams

X2 papers

Skills

 

 

A03 evaluation

AO2 explanation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

A03 evaluation

AO2 explanation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

Assessment

 

Mini-mock exam using specimen papers under timed conditions. All papers to be self and peer-assessed before teacher assessment.

Mini-mock exam using specimen papers under timed conditions. All papers to be self and peer-assessed before teacher assessment.

Mini Mocks

Year11 (Current)

Legacy AQA GCSE Course (Specification B)

Topic

 

Relationships and Sport (x2 topics)

Multicultural Society and Human Rights (x2 topics)

Animal Rights and Prejudice (x2 topics)

Early Life and War and Peace (x2 topics)

Revision and GCSE Exams

X2 papers

Skills

 

 

AO2 explanation, evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

AO2 explanation, evaluation and analysis

AO1 knowledge recall

 

Assessment

 

Paper 1 – Mini mocks throughout

Paper 1 – Mini mocks throughout

Paper 2 – Mini mocks throughout

Paper 2 – Mini mocks throughout

Mini Mocks