Religious Studies

Studying R.S gives students the opportunity to debate, discuss and understand how religious beliefs, traditions and cultures impacts on society.

https://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/religious-studies/gcse/

Tor School offers both G.C.S.E full course and short course. The course covers:

Philosophy and Ethics

Issues of life and death –euthanasia, abortion, environmental issues, afterlife.

Issues of relationships –family, gender roles, sexual relationships, divorce and same –sex relationships

Issues of good and evil – suffering, crime and punishment, free will, justice

Issues of human rights – discrimination, prejudice, extremism, poverty

Beliefs, traditions and practices

Christianity and Islam