A-level Religious Studies

There are no planned changes to A-level Religious Studies for 2021 following Ofqual’s consultation

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2018
  • Specification code: 7062
  • QAN code: 601/8830/3

Our new A-level Religious Studies specification offers a range of faith-specific options, ensuring students have a thorough understanding of diverse philosophical and ethical viewpoints.

The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes, to help inspire engaging classroom discussion. Students will also gain critical and evaluative skills sought after by higher education and employers.

With familiar content and new and inspiring topics, we’re confident that you’ll enjoy teaching our new specification, and students of all abilities will find it engaging.


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Key dates

  • 6 October 2020 Exam for A-level Religious Studies Paper 1 (7062/1)
    Series: November 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 3h
  • 12 October 2020 Exam for A-level Religious Studies Paper 2 (options A to E) (7062/2A to 2E)
    Series: November 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 3h

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