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Ehtics and Philosophy

Head of Department

Mr G Brown


Course Overview

Pupils will look at KS3 at world religions and their views and beliefs that help shape the diversity of the world today. 

At KS4, these will then develop into the views and beliefs of Ethical standpoints such as Crime and War.

Key Stage 3

  • Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Buddhism
  • Sikhism

Key Stage 4

  • Islam 
  • Christianity
  • Relationships and Family
  • Religion and Life
  • Peace and Conflict 
  • Crime and Punishment

Exam Board


Subject Assessment

KS3: Pupils will complete assessments in class based on GCSE style questions. Knowledge progression will be assessed as well with topic content checklists.

KS4: Pupils will prepare for their final examinations with GCSE questions to further develop the skills they have acquired at KS3.

100% Examinations (Paper 1 - 50%, Paper Two - 50%)