AQA GCSE Religious Studies B Resources

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Changes:

According to Ofqual’s announcement, there are no changes to AQA Religious Studies B for 2021.

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GCSE Religious Studies B 

Specification Code: 8063

QAN Code: 601/8401/2                                    

This AQA GCSE  Religious Studies B qualification is linear. Linear means that students have to sit all their exams at the end of the course. GCSE Papers follow the same to provide the students with the unlimited updated syllabus.

Subject content

Students must take assessments in the following two components in the same series:

  • Catholic Christianity
  • Perspectives on faith

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Topics Assessed

Component 1: Catholic Christianity

Catholic beliefs, practices, sources of authority and forms of expression in relation to six topics:

  • creation,
  • incarnation,
  • the Triune God,
  • redemption,
  • church,
  • eschatology

Christianity and Catholic Christianity is a prohibited combination.

Assessment Format

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 96 marks, plus 3 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)
  • 50% of GCSE

Mode of paper

  • In each exam series, questions will be set on any four of the topics listed above.
  • Students must answer all the questions.
  • Each topic is marked out of 24 marks.
  • There will be one five-part question per topic of 1, 2, 4, 5 and 12 marks.
  • The 12 mark questions will require extended writing and test analysis and evaluation.

Component 2: Perspectives on faith

Topics assessed

One religion has chosen from either Islam or Judaism and either two religious, philosophical and ethical studies themes chosen from:

  • A: Religion, relationships and families
  • B: Religion, peace and conflict
  • C: Religion, human rights and social justice.

Or

                   Two textual studies themes:

  • D: St Mark’s Gospel – the life of Jesus
  • E: St Mark’s Gospel as a source of spiritual truth.

Assessment Format

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 96 marks, plus 6 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG)
  • 50% of GCSE

Mode of paper

Section A: Islam or Judaism

Students must answer questions on one religion:

  • Islam
  • Judaism

There will be two five-part questions per religion.

Section B: Themes

Students must answer questions on two themes. One question will be set on each theme. There will be five parts to each question.

In both Section A and B:

  • Each five-part question will be marked out of 24.
  • Each group of five questions will follow the same structure of 1, 2, 4, 5 and 12 marks.
  • The 12 mark questions will require extended writing and test analysis and evaluation.

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