|Exam Board||Edexcel GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS|
| Component 1 = UK Politics
Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification
Political Participation: ● democracy and participation, political parties, electoral systems, voting behaviour and the media.
Core Political Ideas, students will study: ● conservatism, liberalism, socialism.
Component 2: UK Government
Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification.
UK Government ● the constitution, parliament, Prime Minister and executive, relationships between the branches.
Optional Political Ideas students will study: ● ONE idea from the following: anarchism, ecologism, feminism, multiculturalism, nationalism
Component 3 = Comparative Politics
Written examination: 2 hours 33⅓ % of the qualification. USA Politics
USA Politics: ● the US Constitution and federalism, US congress, US presidency, US Supreme Court, democracy and participation, civil rights.
|Enrichment opportunities||Sixth form visit to NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON – OCTOBER OF YEAR 13
Visit to the House of Commons
Visits to Canterbury University
Visits to LSE
End of Unit test
Year 12 Mock
Year 13 Mock