As per the Cornwall Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education, Christianity forms the basis of much of the Key Stage 3 syllabus. In addition to this, students will also study aspects of Buddhism and Islam and explore secular responses to contemporary moral issues.
Students are assessed using two attainment targets;
These targets are obviously closely related.
Levels of attainment are awarded at the end of Key Stage 3 and reported to parents.
As students enter Year 9, the curriculum begins to take on the requirements of the GCSE in Religious Education.
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