This specification covers the content laid down by the Department for Education (DfE) subject content for GCSE Religious Studies.
Students should consider different beliefs and attitudes to religious and non-religious issues in contemporary British society. They should be aware that the religious traditions of Great Britain are, in the main, Christian, and that religious traditions in Great Britain are diverse. They include Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism, as well as other religious and non-religious beliefs such as atheism and humanism. This knowledge may be applied throughout the assessment of the subject content.
- 3.1 Component 1: The study of religions: beliefs, teachings and practices
- 3.2 Component 2: Thematic studies