Religous & Moral Education
Welcome to the Religious, Moral and Philosophical Department
Mr N Quinn (DHT), Mrs S McFarlane (PT), Mrs P Shearlaw (PT), Miss E Burne, Mr J Stephenson.
Ayr Academy Religious, Moral and Philosophical Department delivers core RME to S1-6 pupils and PSE to S1-3 pupils. The Department offers the following courses to S3, S4, S5 and S6 pupils:
- S3 BGE
- National 4
- National 5
- Advanced Higher
Religious, Moral and Philosophical studies gives pupils the opportunity to investigate and critically analyse topics which are current, engaging and assists pupils in developing skills such as critical thinking, literacy and to be able to express reasoned and well-structured views.
Careers in Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies:
A qualification in RMPS would be very helpful no matter what career or job you want to do when you leave school.
Any job or career dealing with or working with people would benefit from the skills developed in RMPS.
Skills such as the knowledge and understanding of different cultures and religions is very useful in today’s multicultural world.
RMPS qualifications would be relevant and helpful in any jobs such as nursing, social work, care, and so on.
Other careers would benefit from the skills of analysis and evaluation we develop in RMPS such as journalism, the civil service, administration, retail & sales.