Pax Christi has resources available to support the study of religion, peace, and conflict for GCSE Religious Studies. They are particularly suitable for the following examination boards:
- AQA [Spec A 22.214.171.124 / Spec B 126.96.36.199],
- Edexcel [Spec B, Area of Study 2, Religion, Peace and Conflict],
- OCR [J265/06, Religion, Peace, and Conflict]
Lesson: Pax Christi: The International Catholic Movement for Peace
By critically reflecting on stories of how Pax Christi members work for peace students learn about Pax Christi and our work for peace.
[AQA Specification B 188.8.131.52 Dialogue 4 / Edexcel Specification B 4.2]
Resource for home learning: The work of Pax Christi
Lesson: A Christian Response to Conflict
Through an examination of Biblical texts in their original context this lesson looks at Jesus’ teachings on peace and how they are put into practice today.
[OCR Page 49 / AQA Specification A 184.108.40.206 / AQA Specification B 220.127.116.11 Dialogue 2 / Edexcel Specification B 4.3]
Resource for home learning: A Christian Response to Conflict
Dorothy Day was a prayerful woman, a faithful Catholic, and a woman devoted to the poorest in society. She was also unafraid to court controversy: an outspoken critic of governments and their wars she spent time in prison for her activism.
In this assembly we meet Dorothy Day: Saint and Troublemaker.
[Edexcel Specification B 4.8]
Talks and Workshops
We offer talks and workshops in schools about Pax Christi and the work of Christian Peacemaking. Contact Aisling at our youth desk (firstname.lastname@example.org / 0208 203 4884) for more information or to make a booking.
Peace Studies Days
Alongside colleagues from the Peace Education Network we are able to offer peace studies days for students exploring peace and conflict as part of their GCSE curriculum.
Contact Aisling for more information (email@example.com / 0208 203 4884).
More about Peace Studies Days (pdf)