Politics


Subject teacher: Mr M Leaman
Level of teaching: Key Stage 5

Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9)

This course is not studied at Key Stage 3.

Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11)

This course is not studied at Key Stage 4.

Key Stage 5 (Years 12-13)

Exam Board: Edexcel (http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/politics-2017.html)

Course Description:
Our Politics A-Level comprises of 3 components. The 2 AS components provide an understanding of how UK political systems works and how it is linked to contemporary concerns and events. The third A2 component focuses on the politics of the USA, and comparisons with the UK. This A-Level encourages students to develop their capacity for critical thinking, to see relationships between different aspects of government and politics and to perceive their field of study in a broader perspective, including some comparisons with other political systems.

For more information on this course, the subject requirements and specification, click here