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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Religion Studies Year 8

 The aim of this course is to encourage students to consider other people’s beliefs, practices and points of view, to express their own opinions and to develop skills that are important in today’s world.

In Religious Studies, Year 8 students will examine things like the environment, equality and medical ethics. Students discuss and evaluate teachings from Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism on a range of issues. 

The topics covered are:

Term 1

  • Care of the environment

  • Concern for self and others

Term 2

  • Discrimination and prejudice

  • Humans are special

Term 3

  • Evil and suffering

  • Peace and conflict