To develop knowledge and understanding about political power, parties and systems
To understand how government works in various countries
To compare systems of government across the globe
To understand how power is used in contemporary society
Pupils will study CCEA Government and Politics.
In Year 11 they study, “Democracy in Action”. Pupils complete an exam at the end of Year 11, worth 50% of the overall mark.
In Year 12, pupils study, “International Politics in Action” and complete an exam at the end of the year, worth 50%.
GCE A-Level - CCEA, 100% exam:
AS Module 1: The Government and Politics of Northern Ireland
AS Module 2: The British Political Process
A2 Module 1: Comparative Government UK/USA
A2 Module 2: Political Power
Research, analysis and critical awareness
Developing, constructing and defending an argument
Working independently and self-management
Communication and presentation
Working with others to achieve common goals
Ability to understand complex concepts
Management (Public and Private Sector)
Entertainment and Leisure
Public Relations and Communications
Political and Charitable Organizations
Teaching in School, FE and HE