What will I study in Religious Studies?
From a Christian perspective
From an Islamic perspective
The full details of every GCSE course are given in the exam board’s ‘specification’, see weblinks at the bottom of this page.
Groups and Assessment
Students are taught in mixed ability groups.
Through final examination
There are no tiers in this GCSE course, all students take the same final exams.
Controlled Assessment and Final Examinations
Controlled Assessment: there is no controlled assessment for this course
Final Examinations: There are 2 final examinations at the end of Year 11
Paper 1 - 1 hour and 45 minutes examinations worth 50% of the final mark
Paper 2 - 1 hour and 45 minutes examinations worth 50% of the final mark
Students must answer all sections and all questions.
The paper may include short open, open response and extended writing questions.
The paper will assess spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) and use of specialist terminology and will contribute a maximum of 5% of marks towards the overall weighting for this paper.
Weblinks, Resources and Revision Help
Exam Board: AQA