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Citizenship AS/A Level at Colne Community School

Course description

The course aims to encourage your understanding of continuity and change in the modern world and the inter-relationship of areas of knowledge; to develop your skills of study and analysis of chosen issues and the clear, accurate and effective communication of nformation and evaluation.

The content of a Citizenship course is by definition very broad. You should apply your general knowledge and skills acquired from all areas of learning and not simply rely on the topics that are covered.

• It gives a broad and general introduction to law and politics

• It goes well with other social sciences or humanities subjects

• It explains much of what is broadcast news

• It encourages thought, analysis, argument and debating skills

• UCAS Points!

• You will need to read a variety of newspapers both tabloid and broadsheets.

• Listen to the news and current affairs programmes on the TV or radio

• Be aware of current issues in a wide range of spheres

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSE grades at A*-C including English and Mathematics and GCSE Citizenship studies (if studied) at a grade B.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years