The Religious Education department at St Illtyd’s Catholic High School has five qualified RE specialist teachers.

There are five dedicated fully resourced RE rooms situated in the Humanities corridor.

Pupils at St Illtyd’s have at least 10% of curriculum time dedicated to Religious Education.
Pupils study the following:
Key Stage 3
Year 7: Since September 2023 – The Religious Education Directory
Year 8: From April 2024 – The Religious Education Directory
Year 9: ICONS scheme

Key Stage 4
Year 10: WJEC GCSE Unit 1 – Catholic Christianity and Judaism
Year 11: WJEC GCSE Unit 3 – Catholic Christianity and religious responses to ethical themes.

Religious Education is the “core of the core curriculum” in a Catholic school. (Pope St John Paul II).
Placing RE at the core of the curriculum in Catholic schools helps the school to fulfil its mission to educate the whole person in discerning the meaning of their existence. (Catholic Education Service)

Who’s Who
Mr D Brown Head of (Religious Education)
Miss Z Jones – (Religious Education Directory co-ordinator)
Mr D Evans
Mrs C Pocknell
Miss C Mills