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Government and Politics A Level at Carre's Grammar School

Course description


• Develop a critical awareness of the nature of politics and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes;

• Acquire knowledge and understanding of the structures of authority and power within the political system of the UK, and how these may differ from those of other political systems;

• Acquire knowledge and informed understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the individual;

• Encourage an interest in, and engagement with, contemporary politics.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirements for academic level 3 study apply. A grade 5 in English is also required, and it is recommended that applicants have studied at least one other essay based subject, such as history.


Three 2-hour exams on the above topics, containing a mixture of medium-length ‘explain’ and essay style questions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carre's Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 10 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September