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13/06/18

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Discussing which books we think will win the Carnegie and the Amnesty Prize and the Kate Greenaway https://t.co/1OIS0iPeGX

12/06/18

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3 - 2 -1 GOING LIVE 🎥 with our live streaming guide for parents as part of ! Printable High Res version here: https://t.co/lb8BuGutcw https://t.co/F71tukmBqv

23/05/18

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Junior Boys are District Athletic Champions 2017+18 🎖️🎖️

23/05/18

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Year 7 boys District Football Cup Champions, well done boys. 4-2 win on penalties v 🎖️⚽🎉🏆 https://t.co/6Qutp9t6f4

21/05/18

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match exercise - getting some literature, ancient sources and reception studies in there.... https://t.co/XJWtM6Q5so

21/05/18

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Halfway through my mega day of taster sessions at Lots of lovely students talking about art, history, drama and myth as well as ancient languages

17/05/18

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Could you inspire students in ? We still have places available on our programme for Sept'18! Don't hesitate, apply via UCAS 1TZ today! &T https://t.co/W9KMI5oxCk

17/05/18

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Want to be a teacher but don't know where to start? Sign up with us - we'll send you the info you need to find training and apply

14/05/18

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Sixth Form Pastoral Support Tutor required .Apply now https://t.co/x4BdFV5Ttg https://t.co/QoiLHNSTxT

11/05/18

Some pictures today from our 3K run 🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/E04yx0FJDX

11/05/18

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Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is hiring. Apply now https://t.co/1O0Vs5nFu4 https://t.co/nuoHxOQNK2

11/05/18

Contrary to this tweet we would like to confirm that this gentleman has no association and never has with Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, which is Located in Chafford Hundred.

10/05/18

Contrary to this tweet we would like to confirm that this gentleman has no association and never has with Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, which is Located in Chafford Hundred.

10/05/18

Contrary to this tweet we would like to confirm that this gentleman has no association and never has with Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, which is Located in Chafford Hundred.

10/05/18

Contrary to your tweet we would like to confirm that this gentleman has no association and never has with Harris Academy Chafford Hundred, which is Located in Chafford Hundred.

08/05/18

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Classics teacher needed at ! It's an excellent opportunity, visit their website for more! https://t.co/6J9VDQVwlG

08/05/18

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ICT Technician required .Apply now https://t.co/hRijmlhtep https://t.co/sfededsvyw

08/05/18

Retweetd From Richard James-Neale

Some very exciting work in today’s workshop with the students of . Definitely didn’t get on the wrong train coming home, nearly ending up in Southend. Nope. Definitely didn’t do that... https://t.co/GU6WtBWuQD

08/05/18

Thank you to all parents who completed the evaluation survey for the SEND award, we really appreciate your views. We shall keep you updated on any outcomes as a result of this survey.

19/04/18

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“Enlightening”: a primary trainee on the visit to the . -phase transition https://t.co/ejeTIo5DQ9

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Politics

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature.

What is Politics?

Politics encourages you to develop your critical thinking skills and the ability to interpret evidence. We will study the nature of UK politics and the relationship between political ideas, institutions and processes. We will analyse the structures of authority and power within the political system of the United Kingdom, and compare to the political systems of the USA. A key component is the study of political concepts and theories, which we will link to the reality of politics in the UK. Throughout the course there will be opportunities to develop an interest in and engagement with contemporary politics. You will be expected to take an active interest in current affairs and there will be ample opportunity to relate current events to academic analysis.

Paper 1 - UK Politics with core political ideas (33%)

Political Participation

• Democracy and Participation

• Political parties

• Electoral systems

• Voting behaviour and the media

Core ideas

• Liberalism, Conservatism and Socialism

You will answer three questions: two essays from Section A (Politics)  and one essay from Section B (political ideas).

Paper 2 - UK Government with optional political ideas (33%)

UK Government

• The Constitution

• Parliament

• The PM and Government

• Relations between the branches

Optional ideas

• Multiculturalism (TBC)

You will answer three questions: two essays from Section A (Government) and one essay from Section B (optional ideas).

Paper 3 - Comparative Politics (33%)

US Government and Politics 

  • Constitution
  • Congress
  • Presidency
  • Supreme Court
  • Democracy and Participation
  • Civil Rights

You will answer four questions: one short answer question in Section A, one short answer question in Section B and two essays in Section C.

How will you be assessed?

100% examination at the end of 2 Years. There will be three two hour examinations with a strong emphasis on extended writing.

Exam Board: Edexcel