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Government and Politics AS level at Lord Grey School

Course description

This course will enable students to understand the political systems of both Britain and the United States in detail. Students will also consider core concepts such as democracy, power, legitimacy, equality and social justice which are as relevant today as they have ever been.

Entry requirements

A*-C grade in English GCSE.


Students will study two units at both AS and A2 level and sit two 90 minute long exams at the end of each year. There is no coursework element.

Future opportunities

Government and Politics is considered a strong academic option by universities and can naturally lead on to further study in History, Law or the Social Sciences, for example, or employment in a wide variety of fields.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lord Grey School directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year