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Law A Level at Upton Hall F C J

Course description

Students of Law will study both Criminal Law and the Law governing the rules of Negligence. AS students will also learn about some of the key people involved in the legal system. A2 students will continue to study different areas of criminal law as well as considering conceptual issues. Studying Law develops students’ problem solving skills through the application of legal rules to real life scenarios. A Level Law is excellent preparation for students who wish to progress to degree level study or pursue a wide variety of careers.

Entry requirements

We require students to have a minimum of a grade B at English Language to study AS Law.

Assessment

AS TOPICS & ASSESSMENT

1. Law Making and the Legal System -Magistrates and Jury -Judicial Precedent -Delegated Legislation
2. The Concept of Liability -What makes a criminal offence? -When is a defendant liable for negligence?

A LEVEL TOPICS AND ASSESSMENT

3. Criminal Law Offences Against the Person -Non Fatal Offences against the Person -Murder -Manslaughter -General Defences, for example, intoxication. -Evaluation
4. Offences Against the Property and Concepts of Law -Theft, Burglary, Robbery, Criminal Damage and Making Off without Payment -Law and Morality, Judicial Creativity and Fault.

Future opportunities

Students of AS and A Level Law will have the opportunity to take part in the Bar Mock Trial organised by the National Citizenship Foundation. A Level Law can lead to a wide variety of careers including those in Law, Business, Human Resources, Marketing and Social Work to name just a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton Hall F C J directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

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      Directions To get to Upton Hall School:

      From the M53 Northbound: Leave M53 at Junction 2. Continue straight on at the roundabout onto the Upton by-pass (A5027). At the next roundabout turn left onto Old Greasby Road. Take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From West Kirby: Head towards Black Horse Hill. Follow Black Horse Hill down and bear left onto Saughall Massie Road. Follow signs up to Upton Village. From Old Greasby Road take the second turning on the left into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Birkenhead: Head towards Upton Village. The school is located just beyond the traffic lights in the middle of Upton Village. Take Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.

      From Heswall:  Head towards Arrowe Park Hospital. Continue pas the Hospital along Arrowe Park Road (A551) towards Upton Village. Continue up the hill into Upton and at the traffic lights turn left into Old Greasby Road and then first right into Saughall Massie Lane.