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Year 10 Learning

All students study Religious Education as Part of the Personal Development Carousel in Year 10

The RE curriculum is taught with a mixture of linear and thematic learning, giving students the chance to learn, use and compare new concepts as well as enhance their understanding and skills in the wider worlds.



Key content

What you will know at the end of this term

Autumn Term

Christian Beliefs and teachings

  • The nature of God
  • Holy Trinity
  • Creation
  • Incarnation of Jesus
  • Crucifixion
  • Resurrection and Ascension
  • Life after death
  • Heaven and Hell
  • Sin and Salvation


  • Understand how Christians act knowing the nature of God
  • Understanding the importance of Jesus’ incarnation
  • Analysing the importance of resurrection and crucifixion
  • Explain how heaven and hell will cause a Christian to live their lives


Islamic Beliefs and teachings

  • The oneness of God
  • Beliefs of Sunni and Shi’a Islam
  • Nature of God
  • Predestination
  • Life after death
  • Prophets in Islam
  • Holy books
  • Understand the oneness of Allah
  • Explain different belief systems within Islam
  • Discuss if life is predestined or if humans have free will
  • Understand the importance of Prophets

Spring Term

Christian Practices

  • Worship and prayer
  • Sacraments – Baptism and Holy communion
  • Pilgrimage
  • The role of the Church and evangelism
  • Christian Persecution
  • Understand the importance of worship and the need for to be baptised. You will understand where and why primage is important.

Summer term

Islamic Practices

  • The 5 pillars and ten obligations
  • Declaration of faith
  • Daily prayers
  • Fasting
  • Pilgrimage


  • Jihad
  • Festival of Eid
  • Festival of Ashura


  • You will understand the how each pillar is practices and the importance they hold.
  • Understanding how and why Eid is celebrated.
  • Understand the concept of greater and lesser Jihad (struggle against evil) and what is meant by holy war.