Government and Politics - Year 12


Students cover UK politics and begin to study political ideologies.

Course Content

Autumn Term

Democracy and participation, political parties, electoral systems and voting behaviour.

Spring Term

UK constitution, PM and Cabinet, Parliament and relationship between institutions.

Summer Term

Conservatism and Liberalism.


Essay questions, essay plans, research and reading.


Regular essay questions as continuous assessment and formal assessment at the end of year 12.

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