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Law and Politics Internship at Framwellgate School

Course description

Overview and context

The Law and Politics Internship Programme is a competive opportunity for sixth form students to complete a one year programme that will run in conjunction with their A Levels. It is aimed at talented students who have an interest in following Law, politics, public speaking or related programmes of further study. Students will receive the chance to explore opportunities open to them in this area. A research project will challenge and stretch their learning, develop further research and development skills, they will be invited to special lectures and activities, have the opportunity to have a mentor from a related discipline to guide and support their learning, and also complete a placement during the school holidays. The placement would be tailored to the needs and areas of specialism of the student. This programme will enable students to undertake a unique and valuable opportunity that will enhance their learning.


All students on the programme will complete the following elements:

AQA Baccalaureate including AS Critical Thinking, the Extended Project and community work.

A work experience placement.

Mentoring sessions with partner from a related discipline.

Research opportunities to develop the students understanding of their area of interest.

Specialist events, activities and experiences.

Involvement in debates, public speaking contests and other enrichment opportunities.

Individually tailored elements to suit individual student requirements and interests.





Entry requirements

In order to enrol on sixth form courses, applicants will need to have achieved:

  • 5 A* to C Grades in separate subjects and in addition
  • ‘B’ Grade(s) or higher in subject(s) relevant to A Level choices


What will you need to do to qualify?

Students who which to be considered for the Law and Politics Internship will be required to complete anm application form, along with a letter of application. They will then be given an interview which will form part of the selection process for the internship.

Students will be expected to be studying subjects appropriate to those required to lead to an application into the area of law, politics, public speaking and related areas so will include History, Geography, Politics, Social Sciences or English within their qualifications at AS level. Applicants will need to demonstrate an interest in their chosen area, a willingness to accept challenges, the ability to represent the school, high levels of academic aspiration and a commitment to the programme.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Framwellgate School directly.

Last updated date: 06 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September