St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 1 Religious Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. MacKenzie.

Recommended Prior Learning

This is a compulsory course. Completion of Year 10 Religious Studies is recommended. 

As well as faith formation and knowledge, the Religious Education programme contributes to the development of skills which assist students in all areas of school life and for the future e.g. reading comprehension, written expression, language development, research and development skills and decision making.

Topics in Religious Education at this level range from issues such as reverence for life, morality and values, to looking closely at the origins and meaning of the Gospel.

Learning Areas:

Religious Education


Level 2 Religious Education

Career Pathways

Minister of Religion, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Architect, Counsellor, Elected Government Representative, Community Development Worker, Health Promoter, Probation Officer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Case Manager, Career Consultant


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.