“Exploring the world through the eyes of others.”
Within a world of divergent views, teaching RS strives to explain the purpose of human life. Our students are exposed to the beliefs, actions, motives and morals that shape approximately 85% of the world’s population. As religion predates written history, the psychological need for a sense of identity and belonging has consequently led to religion being one of the most powerful agents for socialisation. By creating a safe space for our students to evaluate these philosophies, we allow them to become critical, open-minded human beings who have a true understanding of morality and how society has evolved. Together we can develop tolerance and eradicate xenophobic beliefs amongst young people who during their lifetime will be exposed to various religions and cultures from around the world. As students uncover a universal curriculum they will be gasping to explore the thoughts of others not only in our school community but worldwide. RS inspires students to indulge in the phenomena of multiculturalism, not through a textbook but through the lived experience of travel and friendships.