Week beginning 5th May

Y11 – Continue using the resources provided in class to revise for your exam. ETHICS PAPER IS MONDAY 11 MAY – next week! We will be in from 7.45 am for any last minute questions.

Y10 – Revise Medical Ethics (abortion, euthanasia, suicide and animal testing) for your assessment which will be on Monday 18th May

Y9 – Find out about the work of Elizabeth Fry, a Quaker, who campaigned for more humane prison conditions. Due: Friday 8 May (9A) and Wednesday 13 May (9D)

Y7 – Islam Project Task 6 Research week. See me for a sheet or previous blog posts have a link to the task sheet. Due Tuesday 12th May.

Week beginning Monday 20th April

Year 11: Continue with your revision plans as per the modules you have selected/all the modules.

Year 10: Design a hospice bedroom for a teenager. Use the graded sheet provided in class. Electronic copy also available… 7. Euthanasia Homework  DUE: Monday 27th April

Year 9: ‘Violence should never be used to solve a problem’ What do you think? How might others’ disagree with you? What are the differing Christian belief? 12 marks – 15 minutes. Due Friday 1st May

Year 7: DUE IN: What are the basic rules of Islam? Write in less than 500 words a short report about the basic rules  of Islam as laid out in the Qur’an. Make sure you explain and  include at least 4 of the following  concepts, beliefs and rules:

  • The Five Pillars of Islam (Including what they are)

Make specific reference to the importance of Shahadah

  • Halal and Haram
  • Tawhid
  • Akhirah
  • Risalah
  • Jihad
  • Wudu

SET: Research Week – Task 6 What do Muslims believe about life after death? Use the Internet to research and help you to write a brief description basic Muslim beliefs about life after death. Due: Week beginning 27th March Y7 Islam Homework Project

Week beginning Monday 30th March

Year 7-10: No homework set over the holidays, however you must ensure that your folders are up to date with any missed homework by the first week back. Please see previous blog posts.

Year 11: Continue with your revision plans as per the modules you have selected/all the modules.

Year 13: Continue with the Amber revision that you have stated you will be completing at home. Come prepared with any strengths or criticisms of the Attributes of God for lessons on the first week back.

Week Beginning Monday 23rd March

7D – DUE:  Task 4 (research week) Find images of Islamic calligraphy and Islamic artwork on the  Internet or using other mediums (e.g. books, etc). What do they say about God? Due: Wednesday 25th March

SET: Task 4 (write up week) Find images of Islamic calligraphy and Islamic artwork on the  Internet or using other mediums (e.g. books, etc). What do they say about God? Due: Wednesday 1st April

7B – DUE:  Task 4 (research week) Find images of Islamic calligraphy and Islamic artwork on the  Internet or using other mediums (e.g. books, etc). What do they say about God? Due: Tuesday 24th March

SET: Task 4 (write up week) Find images of Islamic calligraphy and Islamic artwork on the  Internet or using other mediums (e.g. books, etc). What do they say about God? Due: Tuesday 31st March

Y7 Islam Homework Project

9D – DUE: What is the ‘Living Wage’? Find out about how it is calculated and why it has been developed. Should every Christian organisation and employer pay the living wage? Why/why not?  Due: Friday 27th March

SET: Revise for the Mid – Topic Assessment. Due: Wednesday 1st April– the assessment will take place in class.

9A – DUE: What is the ‘Living Wage’? Find out about how it is calculated and why it has been developed. Should every Christian organisation and employer pay the living wage? Why/why not?  Due: Friday 27th March

SET: Revise for the Mid – Topic Assessment. Due: Wednesday 1st April– the assessment will take place in class.

10C – DUE: At 4-6 weeks the foetus is the size of a poppy seed; its heart is a single tube with a few uncoordinated beats; bones begin to form. Find out about the development of the foetus/embryo at 8,12,20,28 and 40 weeks. How can this information be used in the arguments for and against abortion? Due: Monday 23rd March

SET: Research the recent news about three parent babies. Why do you think some Christians oppose this development in genetic screening? DUE: Monday 30th March

11C – DUE: ‘The Just War Theory is irrelevant to the 21st century’ What do you think? What might Christians say? Show that you have thought about it from several points of view. (12 marks). Due: Thursday 26th March

SET: Using your revision guide, make a list of your priority topics for revision over Easter. Write it up on a piece of paper to be checked against your mock papers from January and this week. Due: Thursday 2nd April

13 Philosophy – DUE: Using the photocopied sheet from A2 blue textbook explain how Natalie’s second introduction an improvement on the first. The question she was answering: ‘Critically assess Dawkins’ claim that since life is no more than DNA reproducing itself, there can be no life after death.’ (35 marks) Due: Tuesday 24th March

SET: Complete one of the past paper questions on the resource you have been given (also attached below). Select a topic that you are going to focus on revising on your own. Due: Monday 30th March

Past Paper Questions Resource A2

Week Beginning Monday 16th March

7D – DUE Wednesday 18th March: Task 3 (write up week) What are the Islamic holy books? Find out what the Qur’an is (the most important holy book) and  the Hadith. Make reference to the Shari’ah laws in your answer  and discuss the significance of the Qur’an being the word of  God and how it cannot be altered.

SET: Task 4 (research week) Find images of Islamic calligraphy and Islamic artwork on the  Internet or using other mediums (e.g. books, etc). What do they say about God? Due: Wednesday 25th March

7B – DUE Tuesday 17th March: Task 3 (write up week) What are the Islamic holy books? Find out what the Qur’an is (the most important holy book) and  the Hadith. Make reference to the Shari’ah laws in your answer  and discuss the significance of the Qur’an being the word of  God and how it cannot be altered. 

SET: Task 4 (research week) Find images of Islamic calligraphy and Islamic artwork on the  Internet or using other mediums (e.g. books, etc). What do they say about God? Due: Tuesday 24th March

Y7 Islam Homework Project

9DDUE Friday 20th March: Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. (Luke 12:15) Explain what this quote teaches Christians about the right uses of money. (6 marks)

SET: What is the ‘Living Wage’? Find out about how it is calculated and why it has been developed. Should every Christian organisation and employer pay the living wage? Why/why not? Due: Friday 27th March

9A – DUE Friday 20th March: Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions. (Luke 12:15) Explain what this quote teaches Christians about the right uses of money. (6 marks)

SET: What is the ‘Living Wage’? Find out about how it is calculated and why it has been developed. Should every Christian organisation and employer pay the living wage? Why/why not? Due: Friday 27th March

10C – DUE Monday 16th March: ‘Abortion is always wrong’ Do you agree? How might others’ disagree with you? Present two sides of the argument and include Christian beliefs. (12 marks)

SET: At 4-6 weeks the foetus is the size of a poppy seed; its heart is a single tube with a few uncoordinated beats; bones begin to form. Find out about the development of the foetus/embryo at 8,12,20,28 and 40 weeks. How can this information be used in the arguments for and against abortion? Due: Monday 23rd March

11C – DUE Thursday 19th March: Revision – Use the topic mind maps provided in class to ensure you cover knowledge, explanation and evaluation. We will be completing an Ethics 1 (Human Relationships, Medical Ethics, Poverty and Wealth) past paper.

SET: ‘The Just War Theory is irrelevant to the 21st century’ What do you think? What might Christians say? Show that you have thought about it from several points of view. (12 marks). Due: Thursday 26th March

13 Philosophy –  DUE Monday 16th March: Revise Reincarnation, Resurrection and the different views on life after death. This is in preparation for a timed assignment.

SET: Using the photocopied sheet from A2 blue textbook explain how Natalie’s second introduction an improvement on the first. The question she was answering: ‘Critically assess Dawkins’ claim that since life is no more than DNA reproducing itself, there can be no life after death.’ (35 marks) Due: Tuesday 24th March