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Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3 we study the following:

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Critical Realism: What is truth?

Christianity: Was Jesus the Son of God?

Philosophy: Does suffering make it impossible to believe in God?

Judaism: What is God’s nature?

Ethics: How do we know what is right?

Philosophy: Are we free?

Sikhism: Are we equal?

Islam: Is Islam a religion of peace?

Ethics: Are we equal?

Hinduism: Is there life after death?

Ethics: Is it ever right to kill?

Ethics: What is true justice?


NB: Where a religion is not named, Christianity will be discussed and studied in relation to the topic. Buddhism is also covered in the first topic of year 9. In the study of other faiths, comparison will be made with Christianity.