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Religious Education

Meet our RE Department

Our Vision as an RE department

The primary purpose of Religious Education is to come to know and understand God’s revelation, which is fulfilled in the person of Jesus Christ; and to give insight to the importance of faith in the wider world and its impact on moral thinking and collaboration with others.

 

Religious Education Provision

At Key Stage 3, students follow a bespoke Religious Education course formed by the RE department covering stories from the Bible, New Testament morals and the ministry and teachings of Christ as well as the beliefs and practices of Judaism and Islam.

 

At Key Stage 4, students follow the Edexcel Specification A Religious Studies course covering Catholic Christianity beliefs and teachings, practices, sources of authority and forms of expression; Judaism beliefs and teachings and practices; Philosophy and Ethics from a Catholic perspective.


At Key Stage 5, students follow the OCR A Level in Religious Studies covering: Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Ethics, and Developments in Christian Thought.
 

In the Sixth Form, students take the General RE course which follows a bespoke programme exploring questions within various disciplines of religious studies including questions of philosophy, theology, ethics, humanities and sociology.

Our Values

Faith in the presence of God

Concern for the poor and social justice

Quality education

Respect for all persons

Inclusive community

an awareness of the living presence of God in our world, and a calling to see the world through the eyes of faith

a calling to support the poor and victims of injustice, through community service and justice education

to provide an education that is second to none, so that our students will not just contribute to society, but will transform it

that we are all children of God and, as such, at the heart of our education we must respect the dignity of all persons

we respect and value diversity, which means that nobody is left out or left behind, and that we embrace the unique stories and qualities that each of us bring to the world.

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Trust Information

St Simon Stock Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

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