Pupils & facilities at The Maelor School

Religious studies

Key Stage 4

This is a compulsory short course at Key Stage 4.

This has been a very successful course. Students find the course content extremely interesting as the majority of topics covered are linked and relevant to today’s society. For this course students will be required to study Religion and Human Experience.

Topics will include:

  • Religion and Conflict –war and suffering
  • Religion and Medicine – medical ethics
  • Religious Expression – pilgrimage and charity
  • Authority – Religion and State/Capital punishment

Assessment is awarded from one written exam lasting 45 minutes.