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Subject Description

Law is a popular subject that will provide you with the analytical and problem solving skills needed to succeed in Higher education or employment.

You will have the opportunity to learn:

  • The principles of English law and the English legal system
  • The role of judges, juries and legal professionals
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Law
  • The relationship between law, morality and justice

Your learning will be further enhanced through visits to Crown Court trials, Parliament and the European Parliament. You will receive support and guidance to gain work experience within the legal system.

Future Destinations:

Law is a well-recognised academic A level and is welcomed by universities and employers. Many A level Law students go on to study Law at university and then progress onto careers such as solicitors or barristers. The subject is also useful for a variety of careers in local government, banking, insurance and human resources.

Qualification:

A Level

Exam Board:

AQA

Extra Curricular Activities

Bar Mock Trial (Enrichment) and court visit.

Entry Requirements:

Essential:
Grade 4 English, Grade 4 Maths
Desirable:
Grade 5 English, Grade 5 Maths

Content and Assessment Breakdown:

Unit One

Law Making and the Legal System – 100% Exam

Unit Two

The Concept of Liability – 100% Exam

Unit Three

Offences Against the Person – 100% Exam

Unit Four

Offences Against Property – 100% Exam

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