Progress report information.
At Wade Deacon students study Religious Education on a bi-weekly basis in years 7 and 8. Studying
Religious Education helps the students to understand and appreciate aspects of cultural difference,
context and change while challenging and extending their perceptions of themselves and other people.
The subject promotes self-awareness, respect, open-mindedness, appreciation and wonder. Religious
Education also helps pupils develop key skills such as communication, working with others and problem
At the Foundation Stage all students study aspects of the Six Major Religions in the United Kingdom –
Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism, in a thematic way. Topics include: The
life of Mother Teresa, Merriam Ibrahim and Gandhi, Being a Muslim in the UK, Life of a Buddhist Monk
and Jews living in Britain today.
The MEG (Minimum Expected Grade) is what we expect the students at least to achieve by the end of
the course and key stage. During each round of P2S the students have studied the following:
P2S 1: Christianity - Teacher assessment
P2S2: Mother Teresa or Meriam Ibrahim - Written Assessment
P2S3: Y7 Buddhism - Teacher assessment
P2S4: Being a Muslim in the UK- Written Assessment
P2S1: Y8 Buddhism – Teacher assessment
P2S2: Life of a Buddhist Monk - Written Assessment
P2S3: Jews living in Britain today - Teacher assessment.
P2S4: One of the ‘big question’ lessons Written Assessment