an introduction to gcse religious studies

Why choose GCSE Religious Studies?

The academic discipline of Religious Studies provides important practice in essay writing, debate, comparison, analysis and evaluation, all of which are transferable to other subjects and further education.

Furthermore, immeasurable and essential life skills such as understanding, empathy, reflection and spiritual awareness are gained. Such skills are vital throughout life, particularly in this cosmopolitan age.

Religious Studies in the Sixth Form

Religious Studies at A-level is an exciting and challenging option that will appeal to students who enjoy reflecting critically on theological and ethical issues. There is plenty of scope for open debate and discussion and students will learn to form strong, written arguments to support their ideas.

Religious Studies is for those students who enjoy reading the news and engaging in current debates. Students will study 3 components at A Level: Developments in Christian Thought, Philosophy of Religion and Religion and Ethics.