Religious Studies

The document linked below outlines how we have sequenced knowledge and skills in each academic year:


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Click here to access the KS3 and KS4 Religious Studies Super Curriculum.


Studying religious studies allows you to explore how religious beliefs and practices shape and influence the world we live in. Religious studies students work in a variety of roles in a range of employment sectors.

Employers include: the church and other religious organisations, national and local government (including the Civil Service and government agencies); non-governmental organisations (NGOs), schools, colleges and universities; charities, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations, social services and other caring professions, financial and legal firms, the National Health Service (NHS), publishing and media companies, PR, advertising, sales and marketing companies.

Career ideas: teacher/lecturer, advice worker, archivist, chaplain, charity fundraiser/officer, civil service, community development worker, editing/publishing, equality, diversity & inclusion officer, mediator, journalist, youth worker, law, policy officer.

Click here to find out more about careers in Religious Studies.

Key Stage 3

Over a fortnightly timetable, KS3 students receive:

  • 2 hours of guided learning (Latin band).
  • 3 hours of guided learning (Non-Latin band).
  • 1 hour of homework.

Key Stage 4

Qualification: GCSE Religion, Philosophy & Ethics
Exam board: AQA

Over a fortnightly timetable, GCSE students receive:

  • 3 hours of guided learning.
  • 2 hours of homework.

Click here to find out more about this GCSE course.