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17/12/17

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A brilliant end to the Positive Behaviour Programme Some outstanding feedback from parents about the positive impacts that they have seen. A huge thank you to Mr Tem for all of his hard work. I look forward to supporting you in taking the programme forward. https://t.co/pPJTxmmpcF

17/12/17

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15/12/17

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what a great performance...Thankyou all for all the hard work and efforts during the past few months...it was AMAZING XX

14/12/17

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Thank you — What a triumph for all involved !!! Well done Miss Perry, what a great end to Term !! https://t.co/fhNb0c4eMP

13/12/17

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performing Othello for tonight's https://t.co/iZAmf2D3Rd

13/12/17

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well underway! Good luck all! https://t.co/uiQwBuzpyx

13/12/17

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performing their technical run for very Brechtian in style- looks great! https://t.co/aUY5sycs6P

12/12/17

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See you tomorrow https://t.co/rUZzYTaSf2

11/12/17

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11/12/17

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11/12/17

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Brilliant day with teachers from delivering with in the freezing cold. Attitude of everyone was Big thank you to

11/12/17

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The first & most important part of making positive changes is showing that you want to change. These amazing young people did not have to attend school today. However, they did not want to miss the session and got themselves in. Very proud. https://t.co/lCwhsgNoSU

11/12/17

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11/12/17

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11/12/17

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11/12/17

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11/12/17

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08/12/17

We took 30 students to see Annie last night at the Piccadilly Theatre and as we were stood outside, we bumped into the old Miss Hannigan! https://t.co/uCn7GMZCyA

06/12/17

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06/12/17

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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

A-level Government & Politics

A Level Government & Politics (AQA)

Aims

The specification encourages students to develop:

  • knowledge and an informed understanding of contemporary political structures and issues in their historical context, both within the UK and globally
  • a critical awareness of their changing nature of politics and the relationships between political ideas, institutions and processes
  • knowledge and an informed understanding of the influences and interests which have an impact on decisions in government and politics
  • knowledge and an informed understanding of the rights and responsibilities of individuals and groups
  • the ability to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate political information to form arguments and make judgements
  • an interest in, and engagement with, contemporary politics.

Content

  1. Government and politics of the UK

    Democracy and participation

    Elections and referendums

    Political parties

    Pressure groups

    The European Union

  2. Government and politics of the USA and comparative politics

    The constitutional framework of US government

    The legislative branch of government: Congress

    The executive branch of government: President

    The judicial branch of government

    The electoral process and direct democracy

    Political parties

    Pressure groups

    Civil rights

    Comparative politics

    Constitutional arrangements

    The executives

    The judiciaries

    Electoral and party systems

    Pressure groups

    Civil Rights

  3. Political ideas

    Core ideologies

    Liberalism

    Conservatism

    Socialism

    Other ideologies

    Nationalism

    Feminism

    Multiculturalism

    Anarchism

    Ecologism

Assessment

Paper 1: Business 1

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Paper 2: Business 2

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Paper 3: Business 3

What’s assessed

Government and politics of the UK

 

 

What’s assessed

The government and politics of the USA

Comparative politics

 

What’s assessed

Political ideas

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions

 

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions

 

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions