This specification covers the content laid down by the Department for Education (DfE) subject content for GCSE Religious Studies: short course.
Students should consider different beliefs and attitudes to the issues studied, both 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 the following: 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.