Religious Education is considered to be a vital ingredient of education at Turves Green Boys’ School and forms part of the ‘broad and balanced’ curriculum provided for students throughout Key Stages 3 and 4.
Programmes of study cater for the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the students , enabling them to form responses to life and to experience and ask questions about the world and the universe in which they live. Students are given the opportunity to develop and express their own beliefs, values and opinions while learning tolerance and empathy towards the ideas and outlooks of others.
Through a variety of learning experiences, students will encounter The six major world religions at some point in their education.
Years 7 and 8
In these year groups, Religious Education is taught as part of an Integrated Humanities Programme alongside History and Geography. Students are encouraged to explore, debate and raise fundamental questions about life and contemporary moral issues. They examine the effect of religious belief on behaviour, attitudes and lifestyle.
In Years 9-11 Religious Education Is taught as a separate curricular subject.