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Government and Politics (Studied at Desborough School) at Cox Green School

Course description

AS: The Government and Politics of the United Kingdom: The system of ruling the United Kingdom, the role of politicians, pressure groups and the party system and how these groups affect the outcome of elections.

AS: Unit 1 GOVP1

  •   Participation and voting behaviour
  • Political parties
  • Electoral Systems
  • Pressure Groups and Pressure Movements

AS: Unit 2 GOVP2

  • The British Constitution
  • Multi - Level Governance
  • The Core Executive
  • Parliament

Students are assessed through two 1 hour and 30 minute exams, max 80 marks per paper. This is completed for each unit studied.

Further information If you have any questions please see or contact Miss Kiely, Achievement Leader KS5, who will forward messages on, at:

Entry requirements

5 A* - C (inc English and at least a B grade in GCSE History or English)


Students at Cox Green School have the opportunity to learn a wider range of subjects through our consor- tium links and will be travelling to Desborough College for AQA Government and Politics. A course descrip- tion can be found below, however, further information can be found at the following link: - and - politics

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 November 2017

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