Government & Politics
KEY STAGE 5.
Outline of AS and A2 courses:
AS:-
GP1– People, Politics and Participation: Participation and voting behaviour, Electoral Systems and Pressure Groups.
GP2 - Governing Modern Britain: The British Constitution, Parliament and The Core Executive.

A2:-
GP3a – The Government of the USA: The US Constitution, The Legislative Branch and The Judicial Branch.
GP4a - The Politics of the USA: US Electoral Process, Political Parties in the USA and Voting Behaviour in the USA.

Assessment Structure:
AS:-
GP1: 1 written exam of 1 1/2 hours (May/June).
GP2: 
1 written exam of 1 1/2 hours (May/June).
Each paper weighting 50% of total A2 (25% of total A Level).

A2:-
GP3a: 
1 written exam of 1 1/2 hours (May/June).
GP4a: 
1 written exam of 1 1/2 hours (May/June).
Each paper weighting 50% of total A2 (25% of total A Level).