Departments > Religious Studies - Addysg Grefyddol

Welcome to the Ysgol Bro Gwaun R.S. Department


  • Mrs. D Ellerton-Harris (Head of Department).
  • Mr. R Davies 
  • Miss D George

The Courses

Key Stage 3

During years 7, 8 and 9 we cover 9 units:

  • Ultimate questions
  • Worship and meditation
  • Pilgrimage
  • Sacred writings
  • Rites of passage
  • Celebration
  • Leaders
  • World Religions
  • Our world 

Key Stage 4

During years 10 and 11 we follow the WJEC short course that covers the following modules:

  • Relationships
  • Our world
  • Looking for meaning
  • Is it fair?

During the 2011 summer exams 100% of pupils gained a GCSE.

Key Stage 5

During the sixth form we study the following units:

  • RS 1/2 - Philosophy
  • RS 1/2 - Buddhism
  • RS 3    - Philosophy
  • RS 4    - Religion and human experience 

In 2011 all AS pupils gained a 'C' grade or better. 
At A2, there were 4 A*, 3A, 1B and 1C grade.

2012 Examination Results

Key Stage 4 -

During the 2012 GCSE examinations, 100% of pupils who sat the paper got a GCSE. 60% of pupils got an A*-C grade. 20% of pupils got either an A or an A*.


At AS and A2 Levels 100% of pupils gained their qualification. At AS, 75% of pupils got an A-C, with 63% of pupils getting an A grade. At A2 100% of pupils gained A*-C.


A Level pupils in the Department will be having an input into the new WJEC A2 text book which is due for publication in 2013. They will be trialling the material which Mrs. Ellerton-Harris is writing. This work will be seen on book shelves for many years to come!