Religious & Moral Education

Junior Stage


  • What is Belief?
  • Religious Expression
  • Judaism


  • Buddhism
  • Making Moral Decisions

S3 and S4

In S3 and S4 pupils will have the opportunity to gain stand-alone National units in RMPS (Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies). These are assessed in line with the SQA standards for National 5, 4 or 3 depending on level of outcome. These units appear on successful candidates’ exam certificates.


  • Origins


  • Moral Issues focussing on Capital Punishment

S5 and S6

Students have the opportunity to study either Higher Philosophy or Higher Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies depending on pupil uptake.