Head of Department - Miss R. Roberts

Politics is a popular subject offered at A Level. In Year 12 Students examine the political systems within the UK including the workings of Parliament, the roles and powers of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, political parties and pressure groups. In Year 13, students examine political ideas including Conservatism, Liberalism, Socialism and Feminism. Students also study the Government and Politics of the USA. Students are encouraged to critically evaluate political issues and contemporary political events.