B Week

B Week

  • A Level Government & Politics

    A Level Government & Politics

Introduction

You will study the workings of government and political culture in the United Kingdom and the United States. You will also study political ideologies such as the course is particularly interesting as you have to study the current events, issues, controversies and scandals of contemporary politics in conjunction with political theory and historical developments. Every day in Downing Street and the White House, Parliament and Congress, Fleet Street and Wall Street will raise important issues for debate.

Entry Requirements

You do not need to have studied Politics at GCSE, as it is more important that you have a lively and enquiring mind, an interest in current affairs, and a desire to explore new ideas.

Curriculum Overview & Exam Information

We have included curriculum overviews as well as exam information to support students and parents/carers to have a better and broader understanding of how learning develops in each year group. The curriculum overview documents below indicate: the knowledge, skills and understanding that students will gain, how this unit builds on prior learning, and what mastery will look like for each year group. This year, we have added a catch up summary at the beginning to outline how we will catch up on lost learning during school closure. The red writing also indicates where the curriculum has been changed this academic year to support student catch up.