Level 3 Making Meaning of Your World – 21st Century Thinking (RST302)

The course selection for the current academic year is complete. Online course selection is not available.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: P. Devery

In this course, you will develop your critical thinking skills, as well as use the teachings of Jesus and the church to apply a critical lens on the constant barrage of information about current issues. You will also learn how to apply modern methods to the reading, interpreting and understanding of the Bible so that we can use the tool of God’s word to help us analyze our modern world. Underpinning this course will be a focus on contemplation, especially as you navigate being the leaders and role models of Sacred Heart College.

The Level 3 Achievement Standard which will be completed will be  “Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue.”

Course Overview

Term 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 Faith Central workbook and materials contribution

Students own choice of stationary. Options from 2B5 notebook, a refill pad and binder.

Recommended Prior Learning


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90826 v3
Religious Studies 3.3 - Analyse the response of a religious tradition to a contemporary ethical issue

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 6
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 6
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 6
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 6

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.