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Middle School Religious Studies

Year 5

Students study the young peacemakers program, investigating conflict resolution in the context of the Bible. They study the different types of conflict, how and why it starts, and ways to resolve conflict. Students gain skills in using the Bible, focus on Jesus’ life and values and participate in the practice of Christian Meditation.

Year 6

Students learnt about people who were inspired by their Christian faith to live heroic lives, exploring the attributes and values displayed by these people. Students gain skills in using the Bible, focus on Jesus’ life and values and participate in the practice of Christian Meditation.

Year 7

Students explore the Biblical story and background to Hebrew Scriptures. They learn about Abraham, Joseph, and Moses and investigate the historical, political, and geographical settings of the Old Testament. Students also participate in the practice of Christian Meditation.

Year 8

Students explore what it means to be human from different perspectives. They also study the Abrahamic Religions of Islam and Judaism. Students investigate the beliefs, practices, and traditions of these religions and attend places of worship. Students also investigate Indigenous Spirituality and participate in the practice of Christian Meditation.