Law at Knutsford Academy
LA1 – Understanding Legal Structures and Processes Development of the common law and equity Legal Values: Rule of Law; human rights; morality European Union: Institutions The Criminal Process The Civil Process Access to Justice: Sources of funding
LA2 – Understanding Legal Reasoning, Methods and Personnel European Law: Sources Legislation: Statutory interpretation; delegated legislation Doctrine of precedent: Legal reasoning; court hierarchy Law Reform: Methods Personnel: Structure of the legal professions; judges and magistrates
LA3 – Criminal Law and Justice Factors which may negate criminal liability Elements of substantive criminal law Police Powers: Admissibility of evidence; remedies for breach police powers (inc. new powers of terrorist arrest/detention)
LA4 – Criminal Law and Justice Principles of criminal law and justice Factors which may negate criminal liability Prosecution and criminal trial processes Sentencing
A* - C grades with a B grade in the applicant's chosen A level subjects for automatic entry. If an applicant attains C grades in the GCSE subjects they wish to study at A levels, entry is subject to a discussion with the Heads of Subject and Head of Sixth Form
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Knutsford Academy directly.