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Politics A Level at Norwich School

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Politics is an exciting subject. It offers students special attractions. It is a subject you digest with your breakfast. Each morning its complex canvas unfolds with the daily papers and broadcast news; by evening news details have been painted in and the scene subtly, sometimes dramatically, changed. It is much more than simply a study of the Prime Minister and the House of Commons. Politics is unpredictable, dynamic, it affects us, it is about us. In one sense the canvas is us: a projection of ourselves and our aspirations, a measure of our ability to live together. Politics is arguably one of the most important focuses of study on the human condition.

Whenever two or more people exist together, there is a political element. We all know that there are international, national, city, school and family politics, and we talk about someone being a "political animal". However, many appear to think that, for instance, British politics is "to do with the Prime Minister and the House of Commons". Actually, the subject of Politics is one of the oldest subjects ever studied, simply because it has always been around us.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 February 2017

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