GCSE Religious Studies: Short course

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2018
  • Specification code: 8061
  • QAN code: 601/8399/8

Our new GCSE Religious Studies short course includes four religions, and contemporary and relevant themes. We’ve ensured that you and your students have a choice of intriguing subjects to explore and discuss.

Students will learn how religion, philosophy and ethics form the basis of our culture, and develop valuable skills that will help prepare them for further study.

We’ve included familiar topics and inspiring new ones, so we’re confident that this new specification is enjoyable to teach and engaging for students of all abilities.

Specification

Specimen papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

1

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

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Teach

14

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

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Assess

3

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

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Key dates

  • 16 May 2018 Exam for GCSE Religious Studies (Short course) (new) (8061)
    Series: June 2018
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1h 45m

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AQA do understand how hectic it is to be a teacher and they really keep us up to date and show their awareness.
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(During half term weeks we will close at 5.30pm)
Tel: 0161 957 3881
Email: religiousstudies@aqa.org.uk

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