Religious Studies GCSE

Short Course Revision Materials

Each of the sections below contains a variety of information and revision exercises. Please see your RS teacher if there are parts of the material you do not understand.

Remember that in the examination you will be expected to answer questions on four of the six topics below.

On the day:

You will sit a paper from one side of the course (either Philosophy or Ethics). On that paper you will have a choice of 3 topics. You will be expected to answer questions on 2 of those topics. For each topic you will be required to answer

a) worth 1 mark

b) worth 2 marks

c) worth 3 marks

d) worth 6 marks

e) worth 12 marks

On the day do not be confused by the notion of Philosophy Paper 1, Philosophy Paper 2, Ethics Paper 1 and Ethics Paper 2. You have been entered for the short course paper and will therefore only be sitting Philosophy Paper 2 and Ethics Paper 2.

Click on the links below to go to the revision materials for that topic. Feel free to use the 'Topic on a Page' materials listed underneath the title 'Absolute Key Content for Revision'.

Philosophy
Topic 4
Topic 5
Religion, Reason and Revelation
Topic 6
Ethics
Topic 10
Topic 11
Topic 12
Religion and the Media
Click here to be taken to the full course revision materials
 
ABSOLUTE KEY CONTENT FOR REVISION
Link to Podcasts for revision
Click here for a list of Key Quotes which cover all of your units.
Key Quotes!
Topic
Revision on 1 A4 Page
Quiz to test yourself

Visual

Mindmap

Detailed Mindmap
PHILOSOPHY PAPER 2

Topic 4 - Good and Evil

Key Quotes!
Mind map!
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Topic 5 - Religion, Reason and Revelation
Key Quotes!
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*Mind map!
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Topic 6 - Religion and Science
Key Quotes!
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Mind map!
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ETHICS PAPER 2
Topic 10 - Religion Peace and Justice
Key Quotes!
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Mind map!
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Topic 11 - Religion and Equality

Key Quotes!
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Mind map!
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Topic  12 - Religion and the Media
Key Quotes! Key Quotes! *Mind map! *Key Quotes!
         
TESTER - RELIGION, REASON AND REVELATION Mind map!      
TESTER - RELIGION AND EQUALITY (KEY WORDS) Mind map!      
TESTER - RELIGION AND EQUALITY (EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATION) Mind map!      

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