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Park High School

Park High School

Philosophy & Ethics

 Welcome to the Philosophy & Ethics Department

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."  - Albert Einstein

Head of Department:

Miss Shah

e-mail: s.shah@parkhighstanmore.org.uk

Members of the Department:

Miss Shah

Mr Stubley

Mrs O’Dwyer

Miss Chamberlain

Miss Barker

Mrs Wilkinson

Key Stage 3:

Year 7 

Autumn Spring Summer

Who Am I?

Rites of Passage

Ultimate Questions

Places of Worship

Religion in Fifty Images

My Harrow

KS3 Assessment:
Home learning is allocated on a weekly basis by each department. It may be an isolated piece of work, a project, research or an alternative task which challenges the students to solidify their knowledge and / or extend it.

In the Summer Term, each student will sit a formal, internal exam which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.  Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

Year 8 

Autumn Spring Summer

Inspirational people

Sho'ah 

Other Faiths

Prejudice and Discrimination

Spiritual Journeys

Contentious Issues

 

KS3 Assessment:
Home learning is allocated on a weekly basis by each department. It may be an isolated piece of work, a project, research or an alternative task which challenges the students to solidify their knowledge and / or extend it.

In the Summer Term, each student will sit a formal, internal exam which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.  Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

Key Stage 4

All students study the GCSE Philosophy and Ethics full course. There is no controlled assessment component for this course.

Year 9 

All students study the GCSE Philosophy and Ethics full course.   There is no controlled assessment component for this course.

KS4 Assessment:

All students who follow this course will be given home learning weekly.  Wider reading is always useful either from the websites offered, the text book or as directed by their classroom teacher.

In the Summer Term, each student will sit a formal, internal exam which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.  Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World

Written examination: 2 hours 50% of qualification

All questions are compulsory.Candidates will study the following four themes: 

  1. Issues of Relationships
  2. Issues of Life and Death
  3. Issues of Good and Evil
  4. Issues of Human Rights

This component will be assessed by compulsory questions focusing on knowledge, understanding and evaluation of the identified themes.

Component 2: Study of Religion

Written examination: 2 hour  50% of qualification

Candidates will study the beliefs, teachings and practices of Christianity and one other religion. 

Year 10 

All students study the GCSE Philosophy and Ethics full course.   There is no controlled assessment component for this course.

KS4 Assessment:

All students who follow this course will be given home learning weekly.  Wider reading is always useful either from the websites offered, the text book or as directed by their classroom teacher.

In the Summer Term, each student will sit a formal, internal exam which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.  Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

GCSE Philosophy & Ethics (full course)

Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World

Written examination: 2 hours 50% of qualification

Component 2: Study of Religion

Written examination: 2 hour 50% of qualification

Year 11 

All students study the GCSE Philosophy and Ethics full course.   There is no controlled assessment component for this course.

KS4 Assessment:

All students who follow this course will be given home learning weekly.  Wider reading is always useful either from the websites offered, the text book or as directed by their classroom teacher.

In the Summer Term, each student will sit a formal, internal exam which will consist of all elements taught throughout the course.  Appropriate preparation in the form of revision should be taken seriously with sufficient planning and organisation to ensure each student fulfils their potential.

GCSE Philosophy & Ethics (full course)

Component 1: Religious, Philosophical and Ethical Studies in the Modern World

Written examination: 2 hours 50% of qualification

Component 2: Study of Religion

Written examination: 2 hour 50% of qualification

Examination Board :

WJEC Eduqas

Course Specification:

OCR J621   GCSE Religious Studies B: Philosophy and Applied Ethics (Full Course)

WJEC Eduqas   GCSE Religious Studies Route A, Components 1, 2, 3

Qualification obtained:

GCSE Religious Studies

Useful Websites:

www.eduqas.co.uk  

www.ocr.org.uk            

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion

http://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/guide/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zb48q6f

www.peped.org

www.philosophybites.com

www.ethicsonline.co.uk

https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/

www.rsrevision.com

Useful Reading Material:

Board: Eduqas Route A WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies

My Revision Notes WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Route A: Covering Christianity, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism

OCR: Philosophy of Religion, Religious Ethics, Developments in Christian Thought

Religious Studies Bundle – Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Religious Thought: OCR Revision Guides New Spec Year 1

OCR: Philosophy of Religion, Religious Ethics, Developments in Christian Thought

Additional information:

To be confirmed

Address Park High School, Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 1PL

Headteacher Mr Emlyn Lumley

Phone 0208 952 2803

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