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Government and Politics A Level at Canons High School

Course description

For those students who feel stimulated by UK current affairs but who want to understand the people, the issues and the background that shape them.

Course content

This subject gives students an insight into the world of power and politics. Politics is grounded in the belief that it is essential to be aware of the political forces in our lives.  Students enjoy the opportunity to discuss controversial issues ranging from global warming to conflict in Afghanistan to strikes on the tubes. Students are encouraged in politics to think for themselves and use the media to improve their understanding.

Entry requirements

6 A* - C GCSE grades including English and Mathematics.


100% examination.

Future opportunities

A wide range of higher education courses and careers in law, politics, the media, education, business and management.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years