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Religious Education GCSE



      Paper 1: Catholic Christianity
      What is assessed?
      Catholic beliefs, teachings, practices, sources of authority and forms of
      expression in relation to six topics:
      •  Creation
      •  Incarnation
      •  The Triune God
      •  Redemption
      •  Church
      •  Eschatology


      Paper 2: Perspectives on Faith
      What is assessed?
      Judaism
      •  Beliefs and teachings
      •  Practices


      Two religious themes from:
      •  Theme A: Religion, relationships and families
      •  Theme B: Religion, peace and conflict
      •  Theme C: Religion, human rights and social justice


      How are the papers assessed?
      •  Each is a written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
      •  96 marks each (plus 5 marks for spelling,      Useful for...
      punctuation and grammar)
      •  Each contributes 50 % of the final GCSE grade  Any career that involves
                                                        dealing with people; the
                                                        police, education, nursing,
                                                        social work.








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