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Beliefs and Ethics allows students to explore what they believe about the world and the big questions in life.

Through studying different possibilities and faiths, students can consider their own identity, morals and views. Beliefs and Ethics promotes a mutual respect and tolerance of the different life views and belief systems in today’s diverse global society.

 

Year 7 Topics

  • Who am I?
  • What do I believe?
  • Who do I want to be?

 

Year 8 Topics

  • How did we get here?
  • How should we treat our world and its people?
  • What happens 

 

Year 9 Topics

  • Why is there suffering in the world?
  • How can we cope with conflict?
  • Being human – how do we connect with each other?

 

How does Beliefs and Ethics embed cross curriculum literacy?

Students are constantly required to utilise and develop their literacy skills. History has many literacy requirements: reading of information and interpretation of evidence, writing of essays, letters, diaries, stories etc.
All work is marked using the literacy policy.

 

How does Beliefs and Ethics embed cross curriculm numeracy?

Statistics
Bible references
Timelines
Calendars

How does Beliefs and Ethics link to SMSC and PLTS?

Spiritual:

  • beliefs, religious or otherwise, which inform their perspective on life and their interest in and respect for different people’s feelings and values.
  • sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning about themselves, others and the world around them, including the intangible.
  • use imagination and creativity in their learning.
  • willingness to reflect on their experiences.

Moral:

  • ability to recognise the difference between right and wrong and their readiness to apply this understanding in their own lives.
  • understanding of the consequences of actions.
  • interest in investigating, and offering reasoned views about, moral and ethical issues and current affairs.

Social:

  • use of a range of social skills in different contexts, including working and socialising with pupils from different religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • willingness to participate in a variety of social settings, cooperating well with others and being able to resolve conflicts effectively. 
  • interest in, and understanding of, the way communities and societies function at a variety of levels.

 

How does Beliefs and Ethics make use of Curriculum Enrichment Days?

Leicester Cultural Experience – the students visit three different faith centres. They get meet and question people of differing belief systems and explore their place of worship.

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