The Fallibroome Academy > Curriculum > RESPECT > RESPECT Home Learning - Year 9

In Year 9 students have three lessons of Respect a fortnight. Homework is intended to extend and develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the topics covered during lessons. A substantial homework will be set for students once every three lessons with the exception of our Sex and Relationships topic where homework will be set when appropriate.

  • Research of a particular topic (information found should be written in students own words and not simply copy and pasted from the internet).
  • Creative tasks such as designing posters or leaflets.
  • Revision for tests.
  • Extended writing such as an essay.
  • Reflective questions.
  • GCSE examination questions in the summer term.
  • Acting upon advice given to make improvements to assessed work.

During Year 9 in RESPECT we have a particular aim to develop students' skills of independent enquiry, effective participation and creative thinking. Homework tasks are intended to support students in the development of these areas where appropriate.

PLTS Recording Sheet (PDF)

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Assessment date Topics to be assessed
1st half term Science and religion
2nd half term Crime and the law
3rd half term Alcohol Education
4th half term Sex and Relationships Education
5th half term Buddhism
6th half term GCSE Short course - Religion and Animal Issues

Science and religion

  • Religion, science and the environment
    Information on Christian beliefs about creation and evolution.
  • Religions
    Information on a variety of religions and atheism.
  • Other sources of help
    You could watch the ‘How did the universe begin?’ documentary available on YouTube. Have a look in your science textbooks for information on the origins of the universe.

Crime and the Law

  • True Tube
    A selection of short video clips on crime.
  • Newsround
    A collection of reports on crime.
  • Other sources of help
    Look out for TV programmes on Crimes especially those relating to young people. Look in the newspapers for relevant articles.


Sex and Relationships


  • Clear Vision
    Information on Buddhism and videos of Buddhists talking about their faith.
  • Buddhism
    Information on Buddhist beliefs, customs and history.
  • REonline
    Information and links to a number of other sites.
  • Other sources of help
    Visit a library or the LRC and have a look at their books on Buddhism.

Religion and animal issues

  • Animal ethics
    Information on a variety of uses of animals and religious views of them.
  • Other sources of help
    You could visit Chester Zoo to find out about their conservation work.
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