GCSE Religious Education

Exam Board – AQA Specification B

The Course

The aims of this course encourage students to:

Develop their interest in, and enthusiasm for, a study of religion and its relation to the wider world     

Develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of religion by exploring the significance, impact of beliefs, teachings, sources, practices, ways of life and forms of expressing meaning

Express their personal responses and informed insights on fundamental questions about identity, belonging, meaning, purpose, truth, values and commitments


Each module is assessed through a one and a half hour examination at the end of the two year course. There is no coursework in this subject.

A variety of teaching and learning methods are employed throughout this course, ensuring that individual student needs are catered for. 

Where it leads