Level 3 Religious Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs I. De Vos

To understand the sacredness, uniqueness and developing nature of the human person, to understand the person and Gospel of Jesus Christ and to value the College community of people searching together to integrate culture and faith with every day living.
• Develop knowledge and understanding of the mystery of God and of Jesus, of the
Church and of the central beliefs which Catholics hold.
• Encourage study, investigation and reflection by the students.
• Develop the ability to think critically, spiritually, ethically and theologically.
• Develop awareness and appreciation of Catholic belief and the relationship between faith and life.
• Foster appropriate attitudes: for example, respect for truth; the views of others; awareness of the many ways Christianity is practised in Aotearoa.


Attendance at the Year 13 Leadership Retreat is a compulsory part of this course. There is a cost attached TBA
$6.00 Religious Studies Levy (donation)
laptop or Tablet

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement in some Level 2 Achievement Standards

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90824 Analyse a significant theme in a sacred text
A.S. 90825 v3 Religious Studies 3.2 - Analyse a religious tradition(s) in Aotearoa New Zealand
A.S. 90826 v3 Religious Studies 3.3 - Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue
6r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 12

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

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