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Subject Description

Law is the study of the justice system, including both civil and criminal
law. Students will explore the roles of judges, juries, magistrates
and the police in developing and enforcing the laws that govern our
society. The study of law helps develop your analytical ability and
critical thinking. It also develops problem-solving skills through the
application of legal rules. Taking Law at A level provides a useful
background for the further study of law, either as part of a degree or
for the many professional qualifications which have a law component.

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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