The Ethics and Philosophy department helps students gain an understanding of ethical issues whilst exploring their own beliefs and ideas about each issue. It is a thought provoking and engaging subject enjoyed by our students.
Key Stage 3
In years 7, 8 and 9 students study a range of topics including:
- It’s My Life
- The Earth: What’s wrong with the world?
- Why does following Jesus matter to Christians today?
Key Stage 4
Ethics and Philosophy is offered as a core GCSE subject in Year 10 and 11. Students will have the opportunity to study two key themes:
- Religion and Morality
- Religion and Life Issues
Students will cover issues such as War and Peace, Prejudice and Discrimination, Crime and Punishment and World Poverty.
Key Stage 5
Ethics and Philosophy is available at A-level and enables students to really study in depth Philosophy of Religion and Religious Ethics Topics covered will include Plato, Aristotle, traditional arguments for the existence of God, Natural Law, Utilitarianism, Genetic Engineering and Abortion.