The Becket Way 
Wilford Lane, West Bridgford 
Nottingham, NG2 7QY
0115 982 4280

GGSE Religious Studies

Subject Leader: Mrs H Coe
What Specification (syllabus) is being taught?
GCSE 9-1 Religious Studies (WJEC Eduqas)
What are the key topics and themes? When will they be taught?
Component 1: Foundational Catholic Theology (Y10)
● Origins and Meaning
● Good and Evil
Component 2: Applied Catholic Theology (Y11)
● Life after Death
● Sin and Forgiveness
Component 3: Study of a World Religion – Judaism (Y9)
● Beliefs and Teachings
● Practices and Rituals
How will my son or daughter be assessed? When do these assessments take place?
Students are assessed through examination. Students will sit three exam
papers:
Component 1: Foundational Catholic Theology (1.5 hour)
Component 2: Applied Catholic Theology (1.5 hour)
Component 3: Study of a World Religion – Judaism (1 hour)
What can my son or daughter do to support their learning at home?
What materials are provided or available online?
● Speak to RE staff at breaks/lunches
● Visit the RE website – RE.Becketconnect.co.uk and make revision
notes from the ‘Prezi’ available for each topic
● Use the knowledge booklets and revision booklets
● Self-quiz using the quiz booklets
● A3 revision sheets on each of the above topic areas
● Attend revision sessions
● Revision guides available to purchase from RE teachers