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Religious Studies

WJEC/Eduqas RS for Yr 2/A2 - Buddhism

Author(s): Nick Heap, Richard Gray, Paula Webber

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

level: A2 & Year 2

isbn: 978-1-911208-49-5

subject: Religious Studies

Pages: 216pp



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Detailed content is presented in a clear and appealing way to help you engage with the information

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Key terms are clearly identified and defined throughout

Quickfire questions provide regular opportunities to consolidate the key facts within each topic

Developing skills section provides help with applying knowledge of both specification content and the issues that are raised

Questions and answers section provides practice questions with student answers and examiner commentaries

Activities clearly target each Assessment Objective: AO1 activities help identify, present, explain and develop the skills of knowledge and understanding.  AO2 activities help with thinking about issues and developing the skills of evaluation.



About this book

Theme 1: Religious figures and sacred texts

Theme 2: Significant social developments in religious thought

Theme 3: Significant historical developments in religious thought

Theme 4: Religious practices that shape religious identity

Questions and answers

Quickfire answers




About the authors:

Nick Heap DPhil (Oxon) was formerly the Head of Divinity at Eton College and a senior examiner for a major awarding body.

Richard Gray has studied at The University of Sheffield where he won the Epworth Prize, before taking up a British Academy scholarship at Lancaster University. He has also studied as Research Fellow at The University of Leeds. Richard has taught A Level Religious Studies for more than 20 years and is a former Head of Religious Studies. He has also been a senior examiner at A Level for 16 years. Richard is currently freelance writer and examiner. He is author of several books and articles for A Level Religious Studies.

Paula Webber is Professional Learning Adviser for Religious Education and SACREs at the South East Wales Education Achievement Service (EAS). She is Secretary to the Wales Association of SACREs (WASACRE) and Vice Chair of the National Advisory Panel for Religious Education (NAPfRE). Paula has a leading role in developing the national RE framework, and has experience as Head of RE in school and FE settings. Paula is an experienced examiner with a major awarding body, and has an MA in Philosophy and Religious Studies.