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General Studies AS Level at St John Fisher Catholic High School

Course description

The AS General Studies specification is delivered to year 12 students within a Religious Studies General programme. This takes place in one timetabled lesson per fortnight.

The programme is divided into two sections.

The first section provides the foundation for all students to develop their awareness and understanding of faith related issues and the cycle content covers aspects of the General Studies specification, including the discussion of moral and ethical issues.

The second section addresses the Culture and Society and Science and Society units of the General Studies specification.

Assessment involves structured writing, objective test questions, source evaluation exercises and essays. Assignments are completed in class time.

Examination structure:
Unit 1 AS Culture and Society.
One and a half hours written examination. 50% of AS

Unit 2 AS Science and Society.
One and a half hours written examination. 50% of AS

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St John Fisher Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 July 2015

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