Key Stage 3 Courses
In Years 7 and 8, pupils will study one period of Religious and Multicultural Studies a week. During these lessons, they will cover a range of topics such as; Belief and Faith, Code Breaking, Poverty, the Environment and War and Peace.
Key Stage 4 Courses
GCSE Philosophy and Ethics
In Years 9 and 10 pupils will have one lesson a week of Philosophy and Ethics and will achieve either a short or full course GCSE qualification.
In Philosophy, pupils will explore and consider the ‘Ultimate Questions’ of life and death. These include; what happens when we die, arguments for and against the existence of God and spiritual experience.
In Ethics, pupils will look at topical issues such as Medical ethics, Relationship and Crime and Punishment.
Much of RMS involves debate and discussion and all pupils will be encouraged to understand the viewpoints of other people whilst developing their own opinions.