Welcome to the RE Department

Re Wordle

RE -  Religious Education, it is an important subject for all Kingsmead students because the themes covered in lessons are chosen to help you become a better informed and more responsible member of our multicultural society. In particular, these themes deal with your development;

  • As an individual person who is positioned to make well informed choices for your health and happiness,
  • As a member of society and as a member of its various groups and communities
  • As a citizen who understands their rights and responsibilities in society
  • As a spiritual thinker who is aware of different religious traditions and who can reflect on moral and religious issues.

Recommended Reading List for RE

1. The Bible (Christian holy book - biggest selling and stolen book EVER!)

2. The Qur'an (Islamic holy book for Muslims)

3. The Torah (Jewish scroll)

4. The Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh holy book)

5. 'East is East'- Play by Ayub Khan-Din (Year 8 upwards - Religion and the media)

6. 'The God Delusion' by Richard Dawkins. (Year 11- The existance of God)

7. 'Lord of the Flies' by William Golding (Year 10 - Crime and Punishment, Year 11 - Morality/Distopia)

8. 'A brief History of Time' by Stephen Hawking (Year 11 - Science and religion)

9. '1984' by George Orwell. (Year 11)

10. 'Chariots of the Gods? Was God an astronaut?' by Erich Von Daniken

11. 'Crime and Punishment' by Fyodor Dostoevsky