Year 13 Religious Education

13RED
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms P. D' Souza

In Religious Education this year Students will be working towards gaining Level Three 18 credits (3 x 6 credits) for the National Certificate of Educational Achievement.

This will provide students with the opportunity to learn how Catholics face current ethical issues.  This topic will explore social issues raised in selected Church teachings & the significance of these in Aotearoa-New Zealand. 

Students will also explore some of the ultimate questions in their search for meaning. They will identify how followers of Jesus find answers to the questions of living and dying through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus.

 They will analyse scripture by using different methods of interpretation. Students will have the opportunity to lead class in prayer and Liturgies.



Subject Overview

Term 1
AS 90826 V3 Ethics – Analyse the response of a Religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue

Term 2
AS 91725 V2 - Biblical Studies – Analyse the meanings in a sacred text within a religious tradition.

Term 3
AS 90827 V3 - Finding Meaning – Analyse the key beliefs of a religious tradition and a secular world view in relation to ultimate questions.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90826 v3 Religious Studies 3.3 - Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 90827 v3 Religious Studies 3.4 - Analyse the key beliefs of a religious tradition and a secular world view in relation to ultimate questions
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91725 v2 Religious Studies 3.1 - Analyse the meanings in a sacred text within a religious tradition
3
I
6
Y
6r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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