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Greenshaw High School

Religious Studies

All students at Greenshaw study religious studies in Years 7 to 11.

The approach taken is one which aims to encourage students to learn more about the global society in which they live; examine their own beliefs; analyse a variety of views; consider life’s big philosophical questions; and examine their own decision-making and behaviour through a study of contemporary issues.

Through this we hope to contribute to the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of students; community cohesion on a local and national level; promotion of equal opportunities; encouragement of diversity; and critical thinking and writing skills essential to success in the workplace.

In Year 9, 10 and 11, students study a GCSE course entitled Social and Religious Studies and Religious Studies remains a very popular and respected A level, achieving excellent results in the study of philosophy and ethics.

Downloads to help with classwork, extended work or coursework, can be found on Frog.

Mrs M Mbema is the Head of Religious Studies. Mr T Harvey is Key Stage 3 Coordinator. members of the team are Ms H Anderson, Mr T Ferguson, Mr C Cheal, Mrs V Roberts, Mr T Booth, Mrs S Larkin (currently on maternity leave) and Mrs L Sztypuljak.