Year 9 Religious Education

Selection for courses will open on September 2nd, 2020. In the meantime, visit the Learning Area pages to get indepth information about courses available to you.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs I. De Vos

On completing this course students should be able to:
• develop knowledge and understanding of the mystery of God and of Jesus Christ, of the Church and
of the central beliefs which Catholics hold;
• develop awareness and appreciation of Catholic belief, understanding of its impact on personal and
social behaviour and of the vital relationship between faith and life, life and faith;
• encourage study, investigation and reflection by the pupils;
• develop appropriate skills: for example, ability to listen; to think critically, spiritually, ethically and
theologically; to acquire knowledge and organise it effectively; to make informed judgements;
• foster appropriate attitudes: for example, respect for truth; respect for the views of others;
awareness of the spiritual, of moral responsibility of the demands of religious commitment
in everyday life and especially the challenge of living in a multicultural, multifaith society.

Course will be selected from the following units:

The Life and Times of Jesus; The Eucharist and the Church’s Year; The Church’s Story; Creation
and Co-Creation; The Beginnings of the Church in New Zealand; Sacraments of Initiation;
Recognising Signs of God.


$6.00 Religious Studies Levy (donation)
Laptop or Tablet
1 x 1B5 exercise book/ coloured pencils/glue stick

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

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