AS/A2 Government & Politics at St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy - Trinity Sixth Form
The course studies all aspects of political science, from voter behaviour, party structures to political ideologies and how they affect contemporary politics.
In Y12 two units are taught:
Politics and participation.
E.G voter behaviour / Electoral systems /pressure groups
Governing modern Britain.
E.G The British constitution
role and function of parliament
I intend to focus on political philosophy / ideology.
Political thought it's history and impact on contemporary thought.
We may also do a comparative study of another system of government for example the USA.
Grade C pass or above in English at GCSE
End of unit exams 50% AS 50% A2
Further study of politics goes well with any humanities degree (history, geography, sociology, philosophy) would be of benefit to those wishing to study law or enter public service.
Any further information
Contact Mr Chance
Politics & Government is taught at the St Margaret Ward site only.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy - Trinity Sixth Form directly.