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St John’s Catholic Comprehensive School

A-Level Philosophy & Ethics

Subject Religious Studies (Philosophy, Ethics and Theology) 
Exam Board OCR
Qualifications A-Level Religious Studies
Specification Click Here
Order of Units

The OCR A Level Religious Studies course is divided into three components whose weightings are: 

Suggested Resources

You will need the following textbooks to access the Religious Studies Course and achieve success. These can be found on Amazon via the links below.   

Oxford A Level Religious Studies for OCR: AS and Year 1 Student Book: Christianity, Philosophy and Ethics Paperback – 27 Oct. 2016 

by Libby Ahluwalia  (Author), Bob Bowie  (Author) 

A revision guide for each of the three components of the course is also available on Amazon via the links below: 




Expected Homework Hours Per Week

A minimum of 6 hours a week is expected to meet deadlines and ensure work is completed to a high standard.  

It is recommended that you spend a minimum of 2 hours a week working on each of the 3 components of the A Level Religious Studies course. 

Learning Platforms Used All assignments and homework will be set on Show My Homework. The relevant resources for the different topics will be set on MS Teams, students can also use these platforms to share resources, ideas and communicate with their teachers.
Submission of Bridging Work Please send your completed bridging packs to: