KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 11 Religion & Philosophy
Term 1Theme F: Religion, human rights and social justice  
In this unit students consider the beliefs of Christians and Muslims with regards to human rights and social justice. Students will explore prejudice and discrimination and will consider religious freedom, wealth and poverty.
Assessment: GCSE Exam format 5 part question on Religion, Human Rights and Justice. Students should revise: social justice and human rights; prejudice and discrimination; religious freedom; disability and race discrimination; Christian teachings about wealth; poverty and its causes; exploitation of the poor; and giving aid. Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Islam Beliefs and Teachings  
Students will be studying the core beliefs and teachings in Islam, with a focus on the nature of God, and the prophets.
Assessment: GCSE Exam format 5 part question on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings. Students should revise: The Oneness of God, Sunni and Shi'a Islam, The Nature of God, Angels, Predestination, Life after Death, Prophethood, Adam, Ibrahim, Muhammad, the Holy Books in Islam.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Islam Practices   
Students will be studying the core practices in Islam, with a focus on the five pillars and the festivals.
Assessment: GCSE Exam format 5 part question on Islam: Beliefs and Teachings. Students should revise: The Five Pillars; Salah, Sawm, Zakah, Hajj, Jihad and festivals.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4The Study of Religions and Themes Revision    
Students will revise Islam; beliefs and teachings, and practices. Christianity; beliefs and teachings, and practices. Students can look back at previous topics for key words.
Assessment: There will be continued short knowledge assessments, e.g key word and definition tests throughout the term. Key Words and Terms
 

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