Key Stage 3 RE



Staff Member                                      Role

  • Miss Amy Griffiths              |     Curriculum and Progress Manager
  • Mrs Meinir Jones                 |     Curriculum and Progress Manager History and Teacher of RE
  • Mr Lee Powell                         |     Teacher of History and RE
  • Miss Annie Jones                |     Teacher of Welsh and RE
  • Miss Esyllt Morris                |     Teacher of Welsh and RE


KS3 Course Outline

2 hours per fortnight (1 hour per fortnight for Welsh Medium)

Year 7

Autumn Term

What is religion?


Spring Term

Sacred Texts

Places of Worship

Summer Term

The Natural World

Special People: The life of Jesus

Year 8

Autumn Term 

Rules and Initiation

Death and Life after Death

Spring Term

Expressions of Faith

Religious Authority: Leaders

Summer Term


Special People: The life of Gandhi

Year 9

Autumn Term

War and Peace

Human Rights

Spring Term

Suffering and Disaster

Special Places

Summer Term


Special People: The life of Anne Frank


KS3 Information

Assessment – How is work assessed?

  • Homework and classwork is assessed on a fortnightly or half-term basis as appropriate.
  • KS3 pupils are given a current level and a target level for the end of KS3.

Homework – Frequency and type of work

  • Homework is given once a fortnight or as appropriate.
  • Homework may include: research work using the internet or books, ICT work or completing classwork. KS3 pupils may also complete levelling assessments for homework. It may also include revision for tests and examinations.

How can you support your child?

  • Supporting them with homework activities when appropriate
  • Encouraging them to watch any programmes that relate to religious studies or to read any newspaper or magazine articles related to the issues they are studying.

Equipment Required

Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser, coloured pencils

A good website for KS3 revision and a bit of fun if you like quizzes –


KS3 Subjects