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General Studies GCSE at Northgate High School

Course description

Students study a range of contemporary issues within and across the following areas: 1. Political and Economic 2. Spiritual and Cultural 3. Scientific and Technological 4. Aesthetic and Communicative Topics such as EU membership, online technology and environmental issues have been studies in the past.

Course content

Students will attend one lesson a week and are encouraged to examine a range of contemporary issues through research, case studies and debate. Assessment is by two written examinations, one of which uses pre-release material, which is studied in class.

Entry requirements

Subject specific entry requirements: This course is taken by all Year 12 students taking the Prep Course.

Future opportunities

With other GCSE subjects to further education or employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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