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Government & Politics

If you are interested in current affairs and understanding more about the world around you, then this course is for you! We study both British and American politics in lessons, which offer plenty of opportunities for lively discussion and debates.

As there is no opportunity to study this subject before Key Stage 5, we do not require any subject experience. However, we do expect you to have an interest in the subject matter which should be enhanced by reading newspapers and watching the news.

Outside of the classroom, we visit the Houses of Parliament in London, have trips to universities to attend talks and conferences and invite political speakers into school.

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