Year 9 RE Learning Map

Autumn Term Sep – Dec

Topic – Peace and Conflict

  • Reasons for war (including religion)
  • Religious views – `Just` war
  • Religious views – Justice
  • Religious views – Forgiveness and Reconciliation
  • Religious views – Peace and Pacifism
  • Religious views – Violence and violent protest
  • Religious views – Terrorism
  • Religious views – WMD (nuclear weapons/ warfare)
  • Religious groups / individuals – Peacemaking
  • Religious responses to victims of war

Spring Term Jan – Apr

Topic – Crime and Punishment

  • Religious views – Good, evil and attitude to laws
  • Reasons for crime
  • Religious views – Prevention of crime
  • Religious views – Aims of Punishment
  • Religious views – Suffering
  • Religious views – Treatment of criminals
  • Religious views – Forgiveness
  • Religious views – Corporal punishment
  • Religious views – Capital punishment (death penalty)

Summer Term 1 Apr – July

Topic – Christianity

  • Nature of God
  • Creation
  • Life after Death / resurrection and ascension
  • Son of God
  • Sin and Salvation
  • Christ and Salvation
  • The role of the Church in the community
  • Mission, evangelism and Church growth
  • Importance of worldwide Church
  • Types of worship
  • Prayer
  • Meaning of sacraments and Baptism
  • Eucharist
  • Pilgrimage
  • Celebrations – Christmas, Easter