AS/A Level Religious Studies

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Summer 2021: Information and updates

Visit our Summer 2021: Information and updates pages for all the latest on how grades will be awarded, support materials, appeals, and results days.

JCQ has also released a range of guidance for schools and colleges here.

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A Level Religious Studies Specification
AS Level Religious Studies Specification
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Religious Studies Video Competition

Congratulations go to the following students, who recently took part in a video competition over the Summer in which they talked about GCE Religious Studies – what they have enjoyed from studying their course, the skills they have gained and how this will help their future career. Please click on the link provided to see each of the entries.

 

Bhavan Amar from Bablake School, Coventry
Toby Murray from Lewes Old Grammar School, Lewes
La'Shaunna Williamson from King Edwards VI College in Stourbridge 
Annabel Jacobsen from Prestatyn High School in Denbighshire
Grace Jones from The Maelor School (Sixth Form) in Wrexham

 

Why choose Eduqas?

  • We provide a detailed Guidance for Teaching resources, to support teachers in the delivery of both our AS level and A level Religious Studies specifications.

  • We have developed our Online Exam Review (OER) to provide example scripts including exam questions, mark schemes and examiner comments.

  • Free access to our digital resources website which hosts a wealth of free material developed for both classroom use and as revision aids.

 

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These free digital resources support the teaching and learning of subjects offered by WJEC. Teachers will need to determine how they utilise the resources in the classroom to ensure their greatest effect. 

 

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WJEC/EDUQAS ENDORSED TITLES

Title & Link

ISBN

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Christianity

9781908682956

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & AS – Christianity

9781911208365

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Islam

9781908682987

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & AS – Islam

9781911208372

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Judaism

9781911208013

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Judaism

9781911208389

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Buddhism

9781908682970

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Buddhism

9781911208495

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Hinduism

9781911208006

EDUQAS in-house resources for Year 2

Yr 2 Hinduism resources

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Philosophy of Religion & Religion and Ethics

 9781908682994

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Philosophy of Religion

9781911208655

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Religion and Ethics

9781911208662

 

WJEC/EDUQAS NON-ENDORSED REVISION BOOKS BY ILLUMINATE

Title

ISBN

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Christianity Revision Guide

9781911208693

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Christianity Revision Guide

9781911208983

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Philosophy of Religion Revision Guide

9781911208679

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Philosophy of Religion Revision Guide

9781911208976

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 1 & AS – Religion and Ethics Revision Guide

9781911208686

WJEC/Eduqas Religious Studies for A Level Year 2 & A2 – Religion & Ethics Revision Guide

9781913963064

 

WJEC/EDUQAS NON-ENDORSED REVISION BOOKS BY HODDER

Title

ISBN

My Revision Notes: WJEC and Eduqas A level Religious Studies Study of Christianity

9781510450561

My Revision Notes: WJEC and Eduqas A level Religious Studies Philosophy of Religion

 

9781510450547

My Revision Notes: WJEC and Eduqas A level Religious Studies Religion and Ethics

9781510450516

Aiming for an A in A-level RS

9781510449206

 

Access a collection of interactive units that bring together a number of elements including general data, exam questions, their marking schemes and examiner comments, which will lead you through a review of exam questions.

 

Visit OER Website 

Our Assessment Resources are sets of questions based on specific themes, topics or skills within the qualification. They are optional resources (their use is not mandatory) which have been created to assist teachers in assessing learners in summer 2021. We recommend that you use the Mapping Grid provided initially to help you find appropriate Assessment Resources. Our Mapping Grid has been designed for you to view, at a glance, the content and assessment objectives covered in each Assessment Resource, and then download the relevant Assessment Resource.
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Training and Guidance for Summer 2021

 

WJEC Eduqas has produced Professional Learning training and guidance packs to support the application of marking schemes and grading.  These view on-demand materials offer expert instruction from senior Eduqas examiners and include marking exemplar and grading exemplar. These materials aim to:

  • develop your understanding in applying the marking schemes
  • improve your confidence in awarding marks accurately
  • exemplify the characteristics of learner responses at differing levels of achievement
  • provide guidance on how to grade learner evidence.

These materials are suitable for all teachers who need guidance in marking and grading this qualification, and Heads of Department who wish to internally moderate their team's marking.

These materials are now available for you to access as many times as you wish from our secure website here.

 

 

Upcoming Professional Learning Events

 

There are no live events currently scheduled for this qualification. 

 

Our annual programme is published and open for bookings during the summer term. Sign up for the latest updates here.

 

Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website and/or under the Materials tab.

A Level Religious Studies - Component 1: Hinduism

 

A Level Religious Studies - Component 1: Judaism 2019

 

 

To view the webinar you will need:

  • An up to date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
  • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
  • Use this link to download the software needed

(Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)

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