The Aims of Religious Studies are:
At Arco Academy, our intent is to teach students to explore different beliefs and attitudes with consideration to how they holistically blend in the community around them. Students should consider different beliefs and attitudes- both religious and non-religious issues, in contemporary British society. Students are taught to respect all religions and variations of views whilst learning and challenging their own perceptions. We incorporate this in our lessons, assemblies and through our cultural calendar.
In Pathway 1, we study the beliefs and practices of the main world religions practiced today.
What is covered in Pathway 2
Section A: The study of religions: beliefs and teachings of two religions from the following:
Section B: Thematic studies: religious, philosophical and ethical studies: