Religious Education

Middle School | Years 7 – 9

Religious Education

In this crucial stage of education, students embark on a journey that aims to foster spiritual growth, deepen understanding of Catholic teachings, and encourage the development of moral and ethical values. Religious Education in Year 7-9 is designed to nurture faith and equip students with the knowledge and skills to navigate the challenges of the modern world while embracing the rich traditions of the Catholic Church.

Throughout this period, our program emphasizes the importance of integrating faith with daily life, enabling you to apply the teachings of Jesus Christ in meaningful ways. With a focus on fostering a personal relationship with God, Religious Education encourages you to reflect upon your own beliefs, engage in dialogue, and explore your own spirituality. It provides a safe and nurturing environment where questions are welcomed, and discussions encourage critical thinking and personal growth.

The curriculum covers various aspects of Catholic theology, scripture, morality, sacraments, and social justice. You will have the opportunity to delve into the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, study the Bible, and deepen your understanding of the Church’s traditions, rituals, and celebrations. Moreover, the curriculum places significant emphasis on developing a sense of social responsibility and encouraging you to actively contribute to building a more just and compassionate society.

Religious Education in Year 7-9 is not confined to the classroom; it extends beyond those walls and encourages you to actively participate in liturgical celebrations, retreats, and service projects. These experiences offer opportunities for you to live out your faith, practice empathy and compassion, and contribute to the well-being of others in the wider community.

As you progress through Year 7-9 Religious Education, we aim to empower you to embrace your faith, deepen your spiritual understanding, and develop a strong moral compass. The knowledge and values you acquire during these formative years will serve as a foundation for lifelong learning and guide you in making responsible and informed decisions throughout your life’s journey.

We look forward to embarking on this transformative educational experience with you, as together we explore the rich tapestry of Catholic teachings, reflect upon our beliefs, and strive to live out the Gospel values of love, compassion, and justice in our lives and in the world around us.