RE

"Hate the sin, love the sinner."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Welcome

The Religious Education Department is a major department within the Academy. It fulfils a dual function, the faith development of the students and as an academic subject. The school is a Lasallian school and the department reflects this in all that it does.

Aims

  • To pass on something of value - in this case our Catholic belief and traditions.
  • To broaden and deepen our students' understanding of our faith.
  • To encourage our students to see themselves as valuable members of the community.
  • To assist our students to make wise and enlightened decisions in their lives.
  • To help the students to see the place of God in our lives.
  • To encourage a realistic view of life and its meaning to a Christian.
  • To assist our students to an understanding of the world around them and its problems.
  • To encourage our students to strive for goals that will somehow contribute to the common goals.
  • To contribute as Catholic teachers in the work of evangelism.
  • To prepare our students to achieve success at an appropriate level in external examinations.

Course Information

GCSE Religious Studies

Contact: Mr A. Bourke
Course Name: GCSE Religious Studies
Course Type: GCSE
Exam Board: WJEC
Spec Code: 4450

GCE in Religious Studies

Contact: Mr A. Bourke
Course Name: GCE in Religious Studies
Course Type: GCE
Exam Board: Pearson
Spec Code: 8RS01/AS/9RS01/A2