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Year 9 Religious Studies

The curriculum for Religious Studies in Year 9 is:

Half term 1 Half term 2 Half term 3 Half term 4 Half term 5 Half term 6

Value and importance of Life

Who am I?

Value and importance of life.

The soul.

Meaning and purpose of life.

Value and importance of Life

Views of self.

Bicentenial man.

Ethics and Morality

Introduction to Morality (Poverty).

Moral Theories.

Moral Issues case study – Torture.

(GCSE link)

Ethics and Morality

Ethics of war.

Should we be able to take life – euthanasia.

(GCSE link)

Thematic study – Crime and punishment (GCSE)

Crime & punishment.

Reasons for crime.

Christian and Muslim attitudes to lawbreaking.

Aims of punishment. 

Thematic study – Crime and punishment (GCSE)

Religious attitudes to causing suffering to others.

Religious attitudes to the treatment of criminals.

Attitudes to forgiveness.

Death sentence.