Ethics & Philosophy

Ethics is part of the IB MYP three year curriculum at Key Stage 3. Students become strong communicators and analytical thinkers in line with their

Year 7

In Year 7 students are introduced to the six main religions and the links between religion and ethical issues relating to Animals and the Rich and Poor People of the UK.

Year 8

In Year 8 students examine religious and ethical perspectives in relation to Prejudice, Suffering and the Planet.

Year 9

In Y9 students develop their evaluative skills through learning about religious and non religious attitudes towards Drugs and Medical Ethics.  They also investigate religious and non-religious Rites of Passage.

Year 10

In Y10 students study Beliefs in Christianity and Judaism as well as Religion, Relationships and Families and Religion, Crime and Punishment.

Year 11

In Y11 students study Practices in Christianity and Judaism as well as Religion, Peace and Conflict and Religion and Life.

By the end of the Key Stage 4 students have a good foundation for moving on to study Social and Cultural Anthropology should they so wish.