GCSE Religious Studies – AQA exam board

Subject Information

The course specification offers flexibility in selecting religions to study and covers various topics which are both relevant and engaging to our pupils. It allows for a greater emphasis to be placed on the study of one religion and brings to life the foundations of faith and practice.

This specification consists of 3 Areas of Study, which are then assessed through 3 externally set examination papers.

Why study Religious Studies?

It can help pupils understand global issues, and become more involved as a global citizen.

It can help you understand what it means to be ‘British’ in the 21st century.

It will provide an opportunity for pupils to share their opinions in a meaningful way.

With the growing multiculturalism within the UK and other parts of the world, it will give you a helping hand to understand other cultures.