12RED

Year 12 Religious Education

Although next year timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January.

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms P. D' Souza

This course is a continuation of the Understanding Faith syllabus and builds on the topics covered at Year 9 and Year 10. Students will be working towards gaining 18 Credits (3 x 6 credits) for the National Certificate of Educational Achievement.
Students will learn about other religions and the imperative for Christians to act when faced by injustice.
They will also learn about the Catholic response towards loss, grief and death.
The course is designed for students who intend to leave school this year as well as providing learning for students who continue into Level 3.
Personal reflection and group discussion are an integral part of the course. Students are provided with opportunities to plan and lead class in prayer and liturgy.


Subject Overview

Term 1
AS 90822 V3 -Social Justice – Explain how a contemporary social action derives from the ethical principles of a religious tradition.

Term 2
AS 90823 V3 - World Religions – Explain the key belief within 2 religious traditions in relation to a significant religious question.

Term 3
AS 91724 V2 - Covenant – Explain a significant theme in a sacred text within a religious tradition.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90822 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 2.3 - Explain how a contemporary social action derives from the ethical principles of a religious tradition
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90823 v3
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 2.4 - Explain the key beliefs within two religious traditions in relation to a significant religious question
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91724 v2
NZQA Info
Religious Studies 2.1 - Explain a significant theme in a sacred text within a religious tradition
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 18
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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