Year 9 Religious Education

9RE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs I. De Vos

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


OBJECTIVES:
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 CONTENT:
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.


Learning Areas:

Religious Education



Career Pathways

Corrections Officer, Court Registry Officer, Diversional Therapist, Registered Nurse, Architect, Counsellor, Midwife, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Psychologist, Journalist, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Community Karitāne, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dietitian, General Practitioner, Early Childhood Teacher, Electrician, Firefighter, Ranger, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Nanny/Child Carer, Probation Officer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Support Worker

Equipment/Stationery

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


Pathway Tags

Corrections Officer, Court Registry Officer, Diversional Therapist, Registered Nurse, Architect, Counsellor, Midwife, Elected Government Representative, Emergency Management Officer, Psychologist, Journalist, Communications Professional, Interpreter, Community Karitāne, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dietitian, General Practitioner, Early Childhood Teacher, Electrician, Firefighter, Ranger, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Nanny/Child Carer, Probation Officer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Support Worker