PRE - Key Stage 4

Religious studies helps students to develop an understanding of the world around them, whilst developing a variety of skills, including those of discussion and debate.

We currently study Edexcel Religious Studies B as an option subject and achieve excellent results. The topics we cover in the course are:


Religion and Ethics (Christianity)

  • Belief in God
  • Marriage and Family
  • Living the Religious Life
  • Matters of Life and Death

Religion, Peace and Conflict (Islam)

  • Belief in God
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Living the Religious Life
  • Peace and Conflict

Why PRE at GCSE?

GCSE would be a good option choice for students who:

  • Have an enquiring mind and like to ask lots of questions
  • Like to argue, discuss and debate
  • Are interested in why people believe what they believe
  • Are curious about how people make moral decisions

A GCSE in RS will help in jobs such as:

  • Police
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • The Armed Forces
  • Teaching
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Social Work
  • Journalism

RS is also a valuable qualification when going to university for degrees based on:

  • Humanities
  • Arts
  • Sciences
  • Law
  • English