Government and Politics (A Level) at Roundhay School All through education from 4 to 18
The Government and Politics course offered at Roundhay enables students to study the UK political system in depth, and also focuses on the ideological forces that shape political debate both in the UK and in the rest of the world. It covers a wide range of issues which are relevant to British Society today and in the future.
Government in the UK
- Britain's Constitution
- Role of Parliament
- Powers of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
- Powers of the Supreme Court
- Power of the EU
Political Participation in the UK
- Political Parties
Government and Politics in the USA
- Congress, Presidency and the Supreme Court
- Pressure Groups
General entry requirement:
Students should achieve GCSE grade 5 in English Language and Mathematics plus 3 further GCSE grades 9-4 (or grade C in non-reformed qualifications) AND meet the individual subject specific requirements.
There will be three examinations at the end of Year 13 based on the taught content.
There is no coursework.
Many of the Year 13 students go on to study Politics at university, including Oxbridge. Many university courses, including Law, see Politics as an important subject to study. It is highly regarded academically, because of the challenging course content. The skills gained by studying Politics are transferable into almost any profession, e.g. law, international relations, journalism, education and, obviously, Politics.
To discuss this course, please contact Mr T Clements
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.