Year 9


Sanctity of Life

Right to Life

  • Introduction, why should we study B&V?

  • Philosophy and fundamental questions

  • Sanctity of life

  • Abortion

  • Euthanasia

  • Capital Punishment

Sanctity of Life Medical Ethics

  • Genetic engineering

  • Medical ethics and scarcity of financial resources

  • Infertility

  • Transplant surgery

  • Medical ethics and religion

Relationships and Sex Education

  • Different relationships

  • What is a healthy, loving relationship?

  • What is sex?

  • What is consent and what are the laws around sex?

  • Contraception, types, availability and access

  • Pornography, sexting and the law

  • Sources of support

Keeping Safe

  • Online safety, catfishing and the law

  • Drugs, alcohol and the law

  • Drugs, alcohol and personal choices

  • Impact of drugs/alcohol on society

  • County Lines

  • Sources of support

Religious Studies

  • Origins of Abrahamic Religions – History of Judaism, Christianity and Islam

  • Comparison and contrast of Abrahamic Religions

  • Sikhism

  • Buddhism

  • Hinduism

  • Atheism and Humanism

  • Life after Death?

The Environment

The Environment

  • Fair Trade

  • Creation and Stewardship

  • Animal well-being

  • Global Warming, Natural resources and Pollution

  • Responsibility for the environment