Y11 Religious Studies

Below you will find information on what you have covered during your course and how you will be assessed.

In my mock examination I will be asked to show I can...

Foundational Catholic Theology

Origins and Meaning

  • The key words for the module
  • The different approaches amongst Catholics, Christians and Jews to interpretation of Scripture
  • The Genesis creation stories and what they teach about God and humans
  • The depiction of the Genesis creation stories in art
  • The different approaches amongst Catholics, Christians, Jews and Humanists / Atheists to beliefs about the sanctity of life, including the debate on abortion
  • Catholic teaching about peace, justice and reconciliation

Good and Evil

  • The key words for the module
  • Catholic beliefs about the meaning of human suffering
  • The depiction of the Catholic beliefs about human suffering as seen in Michelangelo’s Pieta
  • The different beliefs amongst Catholics, Christians and Jews to beliefs about the origin of evil
  • Beliefs about the nature and value of pilgrimage
  • Beliefs about sources of moral authority for Catholics

Judaism Beliefs

  • The key words for the module
  • Jewish beliefs about the nature of God
  • Jewish beliefs about Pikuach Nefesh
  • Jewish beliefs about the Messiah

Judaism Practices

  • The key words for the module
  • Jewish celebrations of Bar and Bat Mitzvah and Bat Cheyil
  • Jewish worship in the home
  • Jewish kosher laws and keeping kosher in Britain

How will I be assessed?

Title or Topic Format Length Date
Paper 1 –  Foundational Catholic Theology

Origins and Meaning:

1 x a question, 1 x b question, 1 x c question and 2 x d questions

Good and Evil:

2 x a questions, 2 x b questions, 2 x c questions and 1 x d questions.
90 minutes Wed 24 Nov 9am
Paper 2 – Judaism

Beliefs:

1 x a question, 1 x b question, 1 x c question and 1 x d question

Practices:

1 x a question, 1 x b question, 1 x c question and 1 x d question
60 minutes Mon 29 Nov 1.40pm

 

What should I do to revise and prepare for this assessment?

To prepare for this assessment:

  1. Use your handbooks for Origins and Meaning, Good and Evil and Judaism beliefs and practices.
  2. Use the knowledge organisers (in the back of your handbooks).
  3. Use the text book on kerboodle to complete additional notes and to read more widely.

What useful websites/resources could I use to help me prepare?

  • Use your handbooks for Origins and Meaning, Good and Evil and Judaism beliefs and practices.
  • Use the knowledge organisers (in the back of your handbooks).
  • Use the text book on kerboodle to complete additional notes and to read more widely.