Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Accessing Google Classroom

Access you Google Classroom using your login details.
IF YOU DID NOT GET a log in detail - username and password to access Google classroom follow these steps:
1)Type you username to log in in Enfield Grammar followed by an extension @enfieldgrammar.org - for example joebloggs.308@enfieldgrammar.org 

2)Type your password followed by 123

Once you are there register as "student" and go to classroom 

  • 8K the code of your class is 6jx68k
  • 8Q the code of your class  is 57ngxiz
  • 8C the code of your class  is bsvqxer
Once you are in the classroom, there are several link to help you in your assignment.
Task 1) Open the frame "what is evil" using google doc, write your answers there. Skip the past paper questions and...
Task 2) Read worksheet 1: What can we do about suffering? Read all info and answer all questions.
Task 3) Read worksheet 2 religious responses - read all religious responses and choose 2 religions to report. You can include your perspective too!
Extension task or for next lesson...
Task 4) Read worksheet 3 Does suffering prove there is no God and answer all questions
Task 5) Read worksheet 4 all religious responses and choose 2 religions, report what you learnt! Include your personal views too!
H/W visit GCSE RS bitesize and revise, complete tests
Watch those videos from A History of Ideas connected to the idea of evil and suffering. 
Watch them and write a short essay what you most like and you would like to find out more.

Monday, 15 June 2015

Evil and Suffering

New topic: Evil and Suffering

Please watch the video - the problem of evil to better understand a) the problem of evil and suffering b) religious responses on evil and suffering.

Extension: 

Find out who Augustine and Thomas Aquinas and their views on evil and suffering. There are excellent online and in school library resources. Ask the Librarian, Mrs Rudolph, help to carry out your research. 


Tuesday, 19 May 2015

End of Year Exam topics for revision

The first of your exam is going to be multiple choice covering subjects from this year. Then a series of short answer questions covering the following: Things Science can't explain : Immortality and miracles covering the following aspects: 

  • Considerations the meaning of death, and the afterlife
  • Reasonableness of such belief, as well as the problems created by it. 
  • Ideas of what would count as immortality – reincarnation, resurrection, rebirth, a legacy, as a memory of others; 
  • The problems associated with any of these options of immortality; 
  • Evidence of immortality, such as scriptural accounts, ghost experience, channeling, Near Death Experience and revelation;
  • Evidence against immortality, such as lack of proof, science, atheism; 
  • The concept (idea) of dualism, and the mind/body/soul.
  • The understanding of what do we mean by miracles.
  • If God work in the world through miracles and ideas about God;
  • One example of miracles from holy scripture;
  • The power of miracles in revealing God, and the qualities of God, such as benevolence, omnipotence, immanence (God intervening in this world)
You will be marked on your ability to: use good English, organise information clearly and use specialist vocabulary where appropriate. In some questions you have to demonstrate you have considered more than one point of view.

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Spiritualism and Sir Conan Doyle

Watch here (starts at11:42 ! ) this interesting report about Spiritualism and Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Ancient Egypt Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings 1 of 2

Weighing of the Heart

Egyptology Dr Joann Fletcher describes "The Weighing of The Heart ceremony" - part of the Ancient Egyptian's set of beliefs about their entry into the Afterlife and their Gods. Watch this amazing documentary here thanks to BBC2.
   This is part of the series "Ancient Egypt" the chapter "Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings" where Professor Fletcher is talking about the beliefs about death and after life in Ancient Egypt. En-joy it !

John Lloyd on Knowledge

Friday, 16 January 2015

Have a good revision !

As I promised, there are revision notes, please open here.
For more interesting learning and information about Religion and Science visit Faraday Schools
Finally, a good link about Big Bang thanks to BBC Radio 4, check "A History of Ideas"
And have a successful assessment! :-)