why are so many people doing religious studies for GCSE?

Watch this thread
<QUATERNION>
Badges: 16
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#1
Report Thread starter 4 years ago
#1
its kind of wierd seeing that the magority of people say they are athiest. is it compulsary or like all the schoold in england made RE compulsary besides my school
0
reply
ajayma
Badges: 17
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#2
Report 4 years ago
#2
Hahahah because you study rs doesn’t mean you’re not an atheist. Clearly uneducated
3
reply
WiseWomen
Badges: 11
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#3
Report 4 years ago
#3
In my school we had the choice of RE, ICT or computer science. The teacher put many, many students down for RE as it is a 'revise and exam' type of subject whereas ICT and computer science were/are coursework based. (I hated RE since the beginning but I still ended up getting an A)
0
reply
ruteles23
Badges: 2
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#4
Report 4 years ago
#4
It really depends what school you go to.
Let's say, I go to a public school R.E/ R.S would be an option and if I go to a Catholic or some sort of religious school R.E/R.S would be compulsory.
Also, R.E/R.S is not only about religion, its also about philosophy and your self conscious and so much more.

i dont know if this kinda answered your question?
0
reply
JMR2021_
Badges: 20
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#5
Report 4 years ago
#5
Why would being atheist mean that you don't want to study about religion?
0
reply
Compost
Badges: 19
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#6
Report 4 years ago
#6
My school is not a religious school but there isn't much choice on picking GCSE options and RS GCSE is compulsory for all students even though the majority have no religious beliefs. A lot of them would prefer to pick something else if they could.
0
reply
anniewrighttt
Badges: 2
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#7
Report 4 years ago
#7
RS GCSE isn't just about religion and if you revise well its quite easy to do super well - you just have to learn the key words and the mark scheme and you will get an A*. I also found it really interesting because you do things about the just war theory, euthanasia and abortion.
0
reply
DrawTheLine
Badges: 22
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#8
Report 4 years ago
#8
I didn't have a choice.
0
reply
Compost
Badges: 19
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#9
Report 4 years ago
#9
(Original post by anniewrighttt)
RS GCSE isn't just about religion and if you revise well its quite easy to do super well - you just have to learn the key words and the mark scheme and you will get an A*. I also found it really interesting because you do things about the just war theory, euthanasia and abortion.
The new 9-1 GCSE is no longer a soft option requiring mostly general knowledge and what you think but requires you to learn about some actual religion such as what it says in St Marks Gospel.
1
reply
anniewrighttt
Badges: 2
Rep:
? You'll earn badges for being active around the site. Rep gems come when your posts are rated by other community members.
#10
Report 4 years ago
#10
(Original post by Compost)
The new 9-1 GCSE is no longer a soft option requiring mostly general knowledge and what you think but requires you to learn about some actual religion such as what it says in St Marks Gospel.
oh okay - i did RS last year and you did need to know some quotes and have some biblical knowledge. I got an A*, and i'm not saying it was easy, but it was easy to do really well if you just put a bit of work in. i didn't know that its got harder! glad i did mine last year aha
0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

How did your AQA A-level Psychology Paper 1 go?

Loved the paper - Feeling positive (277)
41.97%
The paper was reasonable (273)
41.36%
Not feeling great about that exam... (60)
9.09%
It was TERRIBLE (50)
7.58%

Watched Threads

View All