Main School

Government and Politics

Staff

  • Ms J Brunskill Head of Department
  • Mr K Sexton (Senior Teacher and AST for History)
  • Miss K Battie 
  • Miss E Folorunsho

Curriculum Content

YEAR 12

Unit 1 – People and Politics

  • Democracy and Political Participation
  • Party Policies and Ideas
  • Elections
  • Pressure Groups

Unit 2 – Governing the UK

  • The Constitution 
  • Parliament
  • The Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Judges and Civil Liberties

YEAR 13

Route A – Introducing Political Ideologies

  • Liberalism
  • Conservatism
  • Socialism
  • Anarchism

Route B – Other Ideological Traditions

  • Nationalism
  • Feminism
  • Ecologism
  • Multiculturalism