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Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

Key Stage 3

Philosophy, religion and ethics is an up and coming subject within the school. At Key Stage 3 we look at philosophical concepts within all of the six main world religions, and also Humanist perspectives.  We offer trips to the Bhaktivedanta Manor (Hare Krishna Temple in Watford), and have close links with St Mary's Church in Chesham.  In Year 7 we look at Community, Identity and Religious Art; in Year 8 Values, Being Human and Christianity in the 21st Century and in Year 9, we look at deeper philosophical ideas, constructing arguments and the case of conjoined twins, Mary and Jodie.


In Key Stage 4,  we offer both short course and full course GCSE with OCR covering both philosophy and ethics. These include topics such as belief in God, life after death, human relationships and medical ethics.

A level

In the Sixth Form we offer either Religious Studies.


A level Religious Studies:  Please see the Sixth Form section of our website: sixth-form-subject-information