AS Religious Studies
Students who opt for Religious Studies AS Level at Wellington, follow the Edexcel course in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics. This is a fascinating course that looks at questions such as:
The course gives students the opportunity to develop their philosophical thinking skills and put very famous arguments to the test. It is an excellent preparation for university, as we encourage learning through discussion, engagement with famous primary texts and independent research.
You don't have to be religious to study this course and you don't have to have studied it at GCSE. You just have to be interested in the most important questions that humans can ask and you must be prepared to think logically and critically about the way that you argue.
There are two exams at the end of the AS year:
You can find helpful resources for both Philosophy of Religion and Ethics by clicking on the links on the left.