Course Information: This Is Our Faith
Religious education is designed to engage learners in an educational process which, showing fidelity to God and the person will:
-assist them to develop the knowledge and understanding of significant aspects of Catholic Christian faith (including an awareness of other Christian traditions and other world religions)
-develop the skills of reflection, discernment, critical thinking and deciding how to act in accordance with an informed conscience in relation to matters of morality
- exemplify and foster beliefs, values and practices which are compatible with a positive response to Christ's invitation to faith; "Follow me … "
Examples of Topics
S1 Religious Education
S2 Religious Education
S3 Religious Education
S4-6 Religious Education (This Is Our Faith)
Topics and resources are being developed for pupil involvement in the strands of faith…
Mystery of God, Image of God, Revealed Truth of God, Son of God, Signs of God, Word of God, Hours of God, Reign of God.
Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies: Higher
The purpose of this course is to develop knowledge and understanding of religious beliefs and values and to develop a philosophical approach to the study of beliefs, values and issues which are of importance to the world today. The course also aims to develop analytical skills in relation to the sacred writings, beliefs and values of world religions.
While entry is at the discretion of the centre, students would normally be expected to have attained:
The course comprises three units.
1. World Religions
2. Morality in the Modern World
3. Christianity: Belief and Science
Students who are successful in the Higher course could progress to: