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Theology & RE

Theology and RE constitute the core of the core curriculum at Wimbledon College, with all boys receiving two lessons a week at KS3 and three lessons a week at GCSE. 

Lower Line (KS3)

At Key Stage 3 all students receive two lessons of RE each week following the framework of a series called, “The Way, The Truth, and The Life.”

This programme is based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Religious Education Curriculum Directory for Catholic Schools published by the Bishops’ Conference.

Year 7

7.1 - Revelation in Faith
7.2 - God’s Promises Fulfilled
7.3 - The Saviour
7.4 - The Church
7.5 - The Sacraments
7.6 - Christianity and Other Faiths
Year 8
8.1 - Creation
8.2 - The Covenant
8.3 - Mystery of the Eucharist
8.4 - Holy Week
8.5 - Mission of the Church
8.6 - The Church in Britain

Year 9
9.1 - The Spiritual Quest
9.2 - The Gospels
9.3 - Life in the Spirit
9.4 - God’s Call
9.5 - Morality & Conscience
9.6 - Dialogue with other Faiths

Higher Line (KS4)

All students receive three periods of RE each week

In Grammar (Yr10) pupils are prepared and entered for the WJEC Eduqas GCSE (1-9) Route B. Assessment is by 100% terminal examination


Year 10 Eduqas GCSE Components 1-3

Route B

Component 1

Foundational Catholic Theology

Theme 1: Origins and meaning

Theme 2: Good and Evil

Component 2

Applied Catholic Theology

Theme 3: Life and Death

Theme 4: Sin and Forgiveness

Component 3

Study of a World Faith


In Syntax (Yr11) pupils are prepared and entered for the WJEC GCSE (A*-G). Assessment is by 100% terminal examination


Religion and Human Experience

Unit 2 Topic 1

Religion and Conflict

Unit 2 Topic 2

Region and Medicine

Unit 2 Topic 3

Religious Expression

Unit 2 Topic

Authority of religion and State