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Reading List 

AQA Resource Listhttps://www.aqa.org.uk/resources/government-and-politics/as-and-a-level/government-and-politics/a-level/teach/resource-list

  • The AQA reading list will give some ideas for wider reading on each section of the course 

The Critique of Pure Politics Bloghttps://thecritiqueofpurepolitics.wordpress.com

  • This is a blog written by an A Level Politics teacher who focuses on current issues and links them back to different exam specifications (look out carefully for AQA references)

The A Level Politics Show (podcast): https://anchor.fm/nick-de-souza

  • This is a series of podcasts geared towards anyone studying A Level Politics 

SOS Politics: Instagram @sospolitics

  • An Instagram account which claims to give unbiased and accurate political facts relating to current affairs 

NPR Politics Podcasts: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510310/npr-politics-podcast

  • This is a US media company which give a weekly round-up of key events that have happened in US Politics.

Students may also choose to visit the places listed below:

Houses of Parliament: You can visit the Houses of Parliament while either chamber is sitting and observe a debate.

Supreme Court: It is possible to observe cases while the court is sitting and arrange a tour of the courts.

10 Downing Street: Visiting the relatively modest home of the UK Prime Minister will aid you in comparing the structural differences with political buildings in the US. 

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