George Salter Academy

George Salter Academy in West Bromwich, Sandwell, is a mixed comprehensive school for 11 to 16 year olds.

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Religious Studies

A Level

A-level Religious Studies offers students the opportunity to study a range of faith specific options, whilst ensuring students have a thorough understanding of diverse philosophical and ethical viewpoints. The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes helping to inspire engaging classroom discussion. Students will also gain critical and evaluation skills sought after by higher education and employers.

Exam board/specification

AQA 7062

Entry requirements

  • Minimum of a grade 5 in GCSE English Language
  • GCSE in RE is not essential

Progression routes from this course

Religious Studies students can move into a variety of careers: law, travel, advertising, human resources, diplomacy, publishing, journalism, the media, teaching, counselling, civil service, charity work.

A Level Component 1

  • Philosophy of religion and ethics


  • Written exam: 3 hours - 100 marks - 50% of A-level


A Level Component 2

  • Study of religion and dialogues (Christianity)


  • Written exam: 3 hours - 100 marks - 50% of A-level


Exam results 2016 2017 2018
A2 50% - A*-C
100% - Pass
n/a 66.6% - A*-C
100% - Pass
Table of AS/A2 exam results 2016-2018



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