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GCSE Edexcel

  • Edexcel spec and CAFOD resources »

    Edexcel specification A with a list of CAFOD resources for each section of the specification. More resources will be added periodically. Sign up for our secondary e-newsletter to be notified when new resources are available.

  • Edexcel: Learning Hub

    STUDENTS!  Send your students to our Learning Hub to find films, games, interactive powerpoints and other resources supporting the GCSE that they can use for homework or private study.

Beliefs

Practices

  • Practices: Canticle of the Creatures »

    2.1: Use this PowerPoint of St Francis of Assisi's hymn in GCSE, Edexcel, Catholic Christianity, Practices, when exploring Catholic teachings about how the whole of creation manifests the presence of God.

  • Practices: Our Father film

    2.4: Use this film in Edexcel, Practices, when studying the Lord's Prayer within a lesson on prayer as the raising of hearts and minds to God.

  • Practices: Stations of the Cross »

    2.5: Use our annually updated Stations of the Cross for GCSE RS in Edexcel, Practices, when exploring the role and importance of forms of popular piety.

  • Practices: Who is my neighbour? »

    2.7: A starter to use in Edexcel, Practices, Catholic Social Teaching when introducing the teaching to show love of neighbour, or spend more time using the individual images and stories to explore the question 'Who is my neighbour?'

  • Practices: Why should I love my neighbour? »

    2.7: A diamond nine activity to use in Edexcel, Practices to start a lesson on love of neighbour.

  • Practices: CST in 3 minutes

    2.7: Use this fast-paced film to introduce Catholic Social Teaching in Edexcel, Specification A, Area of Study 1, Section 2, Catholic practices.

  • Practices: CST in 3 minutes film script »

    2.7: The script for CST in 3 Minutes animation as a Word document.

  • Practices: Catholic Social Teaching cards

    2.7: Use these cards in Edexcel GCSE RS, Section 2, Practices, when introducing Catholic Social Teaching on justice, peace and reconciliation.

  • Practices: CST cards digital game

    2.7: In Edexcel, Practices, end a lesson on Catholic Social Teaching with this online game, matching CST principles and definitions. Full sets of cards can be ordered from CAFOD online shop.

  • Practices: Video wall of Catholic Social Teaching principles

    2.7: Use these clips about the CST principles of Stewardship, Common Good, Participation and Solidarity in Edexcel, Beliefs and teachings, to show how CST reflects the teaching to show love of neighbour.

  • Practices: Option for the poor movie

    2.7: Option for the poor explained by a young person. Use in GCSE RS, Edexcel, Practices, when looking at the inclusion of the poor in society.

  • Practices: Matthew 25 illustrations »

    2.7: Use these illustrations in Edexcel, Practices, when studying Matthew 25: 31-46 (sheep and goats).

  • Practices: History and work of CAFOD »

    2.7: Use this PowerPoint in Specification A, Area of Study 1, Section 2, Practices, when looking at the work of CAFOD, what it does and why. Follow up with a visit from a CAFOD trained volunteer to lead a workshop.

  • Practices: Emergency! - what happens at CAFOD film

    2.7: This film explains CAFOD's emergency work. Use it in GCSE for Edexcel Specification A, Area of Study 1, Section 2, Practices, when looking at the work of CAFOD, what it does and why.

  • Practices: Peacemaking CST, scripture and case studies »

    2.7: Use this session in GCSE RS, Edexcel, Practices, to explore Catholic Social Teaching on peace and reconciliation and to discuss how this can be put into practice in conflict situations around the world.

  • Practices: Blessed are the peacemakers film

    2.7: This film gives stories from five countries of CAFOD partners' work to build peace. Each story is related to a quotation from Catholic Social Teaching. Use in Edexcel, Practices, to explore how Catholic Social Teaching on peace and reconciliation can be put into practice around the world.

  • Practices: Walking together film

    2.7: In Edexcel, Practices, use this film as another example of the work of CAFOD - supporting a programme in which young people in the Middle East are loving their neighbour.

Sources

Philosophy and ethics

Forms of expression

Mark's Gospel

  • Mark's Gospel: Feeding of the 5000 »

    1.3: Use this icon to explore the miracle of the Feeding of the 5000 when studying nature miracles in Edexcel, Mark's Gospel, Section 1, Who is Jesus?

  • Mark's Gospel: Romero film

    2.8: Use this film in GCSE RS, Edexcel, Mark's Gospel, The nature of discipleship, to demonstrate how Oscar Romero's life was an example of living the demands of discipleship.

  • Mark's Gospel: Romero timeline »

    2.8: Use this illustrated timeline of Romero's life in Edexcel, Mark's Gospel, The nature of discipleship, when studying how a person's life reflects the demands of discipleship.

  • Mark's Gospel: Romero poster »

    2.8: Use this downloadable poster in Edexcel, Specification A, Area of Study 4, Mark's Gospel, alongside our other Romero resources, when studying Romero's life as an example of living the demands of discipleship.