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Latest from the R&M Department

1606, 2017

Dates for Diary

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June 2017 - Exceptional Closure Information School closes for all pupils at 2.50pm on Friday 23rd June 2017 in preparation for school move.

1606, 2017

August Return to New School

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August 2017 - Return to New School Friday 18th August 2017 - S1, S4, S5, S6 only return - 8.45am.   Monday 21st August 2017 - All [...]

Religous & Moral Education

Welcome to the Religious, Moral and Philosophical Department

Department staff:  

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
  • Higher
  • 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.


Here you may find some helpful files from the department teachers for both Parents and Pupils to download and view.

# Title Download Description Size Date added

Religious & Moral Education

Sub-category : S1 - S3 Broad General Education
Sub-category : S4 - S6 Senior Phase