Government & Politics students will be required to develop skills in comprehension and interpretation of political information. They will be able to critically analyse and evaluate the areas of politics studied and construct well substantiated arguments leading to informed conclusions. Students will further develop their political vocabulary and make connections between the two main areas of study.
Minimum GCSE grade 6 or equivalent in English Language.
Government and politics enables students to explore careers such as becoming a Member of Parliament, roles within the civil service, political journalism, PR or government and social researcher.
However the skills developed also make this course applicable to many other careers without a direct connection to politics.
AQA A-level Government & Politics. This is a level 3 qualification.
Assessment is entirely by examination and consists of three written papers at the end of Year 13, which each count towards a third of the overall qualification.
Paper 1 – UK Politics
Paper 2 – US Politics
Paper 3 – Political ideas
English Literature A Level is a challenging and academic course which encourages you to explore the relationships that exist between texts and the contexts within which they are written, received and understood. The course is a clear progression from GCSE and allows...read more
The A-level course builds upon the skills that students will have developed through their GCSE, while allowing students the opportunity to study new areas and topics of History. History students will develop into informed citizens who understand how the events of the...read more
The aim of A Level law is to develop student’s knowledge and understanding of the English legal system and areas of both public and private law in England and Wales. Throughout the course, students will develop an awareness of the legal methods and reasoning used by...read more