Curriculum Philosophy and Ethics
The main aims of this course are to encourage students to develop their interest in and enthusiasm for a rigorous study of religion and relate it to the wider world; to adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion and also have the ability to reflect on and develop their own values, opinions and attitudes in the light of their learning.
Over two years it will equip students with useful analytical and interpretative skills which will be a great help in a variety of professions including law, government, journalism and education.
Key Stage 5
In year one students will cover arguments for and against the existence of God, challenges to religious belief and look at Greek influence on philosophy. In the second year topics of study include medical ethics, sexual ethics and war and peace. Assessment is via examination papers only.
LIST OF SUBJECTSART
COMPUTING & ICT
MEDIA & FILM STUDIES
PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
RELATIONSHIPS / SEX EDUCATION
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