Edexcel Entry Level Certificate: Religion and Life
Section 1.1 Believing in God
Religions covered: Christianity and Islam
- How a religious upbringing in different religions may lead to belief in God.
- Arguments for and against the existence of God.
- How religious experiences may lead to belief in God.
- How religious people respond to the problem of evil and suffering.
- How the media represents belief in God.
SOUTHCOTE STEPS ASSESSMENT
- Can identify some religious objects and places.
- Can communicate their ideas about religion, life events and experiences in simple phrases.
- Can communicate their feelings about what is special to them.
- Can understand that other people have needs and to respect these.
- Can recognise a similarity and difference.
- Can express what is important to them.
- Can ask a relevant question during lessons.
- Can recognise and name a place of worship.
- Can recognise and name a religious leader from a local faith community.
- Can recognise and name a holy book.
- Can identify actions performed during a religious ritual.
- Can identify the significance of religious artefacts, symbols and places.
- Can express their own feelings and experiences.
- Can make a choice using a simple moral dilemma.
- Can ask questions about a specific area of religious belief and practice.
- Can recognise and name specific features of a place of worship.
- Can identify the purpose and role of a religious leader in a local faith community.
- Can identify different uses of a holy book.
- Can recognise the significance of actions performed during a religious ritual.
- Can recognise the significance of a range of religious symbols.
- Can compare their feelings and experiences with others.
- Can recognise a range of choices resulting from a simple moral dilemma.
- Can recognise that some questions do not have answers.
- Can tell the difference between a fact and a belief.
- Can give a simple reason for an opinion.
- Can identify how religion and belief is expressed in different ways.
- Can identify similarities and differences in features of religions and beliefs.
- Can recognise that some questions about life are difficult to answer.
- Can ask questions about their own and others’ feelings and experiences.
- Can identify possible meanings for symbols and other forms of religious expression.
- Can suggest ways in which religious people might look for guidance in life.
- Can identify ways in which they seek guidance in life.
- Can suggest ways in which people can feel a sense of belonging.
- Can give a reason why something may be valued by themselves and others.