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Politics A Level at Hayesfield Girls' School and Mixed Sixth Form

Course description

Why study this subject at Hayesfield?

Studying Government and Politics at Hayesfield means you can see the study of politics is essential for any citizen. No citizen is more powerful than when they exercise their right to vote.

In advance of turning 18, A Level Government and Politics will inform your choices, expand your horizons and encourage you to become an active and critical participant in the political life of your country. If you want to know who really runs this place, study Politics.

Course content

Unit 1 - Government and Politics of the UK

Unit 2 - Government and Politics of the USA

Unit 3 - Political Ideas: Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Feminism

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in English Language.


Examination only.

There are three units over the A Level. Each unit has a 2 hour exam at the end of Year 13.

Future opportunities

Politics, Law, Local Government.

Further information

This subject works well with

English Literature/Language, History, Philosophy and Ethics, Geography, Languages and creative subjects.

Extra/Super curricular activities

Trip to Westminster Model United Nations Make Your Mark UK Youth Parliament

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hayesfield Girls' School and Mixed Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2017

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