What to Expect in the National 5 RMPS Exam – Monday 28th May 2018

The Exam The National 5 Exam is made up of three parts. World Religion Explaining and commenting on the meaning and context of religious beliefs, practices and sources. Morality and Belief Presenting detailed and reasoned views about contemporary moral question Religious and Philosophical Questions Analysing religious and philosophical questions and responses. It lasts 2 hours … Continue reading What to Expect in the National 5 RMPS Exam – Monday 28th May 2018

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Islam Revision Guide – Five Pillars, Life of Mohammed, Judgement Day, The Qur’an, Nature of Allah

S1 Classes will shortly be completing an assessment on the Islam unit they have been working through. You should have been given a copy of the following mind map of the main topics you need to study. This is a guide to give further information on the different topics you have studied to help you … Continue reading Islam Revision Guide – Five Pillars, Life of Mohammed, Judgement Day, The Qur’an, Nature of Allah

The Life of Jesus – Revision Resource

This is a great website that talks you through all the things you need to know about Jesus. In the National 5 and Higher Exam - you will need to know Who Jesus was, Beliefs about him, his teachings, what impact he had as well as basic information about his life. You may be asked … Continue reading The Life of Jesus – Revision Resource

National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

Hello National 5s Below are the revision guides for your three units to complete in the exam. I will add more and more revision guides to this website for the topics that you need to know about for the exam. Remember to use this website to help or come along to B12 after school for … Continue reading National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

National 5: Is it reasonable to believe that God is the uncaused cause of the universe? (8 marks) Model Answer

Below is a model answer for a National 5 8 Marker Evaluation Question. Read more about how to answer these here.  Is it reasonable to believe that God is the uncaused cause of the universe? (8 marks) Some people would argue that it is reasonable to believe that God is the uncaused cause of the … Continue reading National 5: Is it reasonable to believe that God is the uncaused cause of the universe? (8 marks) Model Answer

Is it Reasonable to Believe that God Created the Universe? Higher Model Answer

Is it reasonable to believe that God Created the Universe? (20 Marks) Below is a model answer of the above question. I have added in some links to help with additional reading. This is a question that has been widely debated for years and as scientific advances happen, fresh debates also happen. In order for … Continue reading Is it Reasonable to Believe that God Created the Universe? Higher Model Answer

The Noble Eightfold Path

The Noble Eightfold Path consists of eight ways of thinking, speaking and behaving that the Buddha said people should follow if they want to reach Nirvana, the end of suffering. Some would argue that it may be too difficult to follow. See below at each of the steps and challenges it may present. RIGHT UNDERSTANDING … Continue reading The Noble Eightfold Path

Alternative Options to Euthanasia

There are many alternative options to Euthanasia. The NHS has provided some details of alternatives. http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Euthanasiaandassistedsuicide/Pages/Alternatives.aspx It would be good exam revision to learn about a few of these and the arguments for and against that option.  

Embryo Research

In your Morality and Medicine topic you may be asked about Embryo Research and viewpoints related to it. Here are some resources you can use to help you revise for this section. What is Embryo Research? http://www.rsrevision.com/Alevel/ethics/embryology/definitions.htm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIy-zCaFaWw Humanist (non-religious) response to Embryo Research http://www.humanismforschools.org.uk/pdfs/embryo%20research.pdf Buddhist Response to Embryo Research http://www.clear-vision.org/Schools/Students/Ages-17-18/life-and-death/embryo-research.aspx    

How do Non- Religious people make decisions?

There is no one singular answer to this question. People make decisions in a variety of different ways, people may not even know the process that they go through to make decisions. Some religious people may look to their own holy books or teachings for guidance. But what about non religious people? Where do they … Continue reading How do Non- Religious people make decisions?