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03/03/21

Academy Reopening: March 2021 update. https://t.co/uoZWHIrw7F

23/02/21

Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy. https://t.co/msSWzGeZgR

11/02/21

An article about our cooking and baking challenge https://t.co/jlnZAlAOu7

04/02/21

Writing your feelings down can be an effective method of processing complex emotions. Poem, lyric and story writing can help encourage stress release and improve mental health

03/02/21

Physical activity is crucial in maintaining good mental health. Why not look at what are doing to promote well-being through exercise?

02/02/21

Retweetd From MFL Harris Chafford

Chloe has set a very high standard for cake week. Check out her Mt Vesuvius that took 2 days to make. It includes chocolate sponge cake, butter, chocolate and glacé icing, plus flames created out of coloured melted lollypops https://t.co/yiZfMuZwFf

02/02/21

Engaging in dramatic arts is a fantastic way to relieve stress and to communicate complex thoughts and emotions. Why not ask about the benefits of Drama?

02/02/21

One way young people can express themselves is through artwork. Drawing, painting or creating can be a great way of processing complex emotions without words.

01/02/21

This has the theme “Express Yourself”. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing different ways that students can share feelings, thoughts and ideas. Here is a video from The Duchess of Cambridge to kick start the week. https://t.co/20lyenw56g

01/02/21

Get involved with the challenge! https://t.co/E35ezzFrxM

22/01/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

HACH Netball Academy https://t.co/Z6KR9OsyNQ

21/01/21

Our MFL students have been exploring different cultures through a cooking challenge! Why not take a look at the contributions via ? https://t.co/QbJQf71UTN

21/01/21

Remote Learning Information https://t.co/qISDifnUeT

15/12/20

The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via https://t.co/MRcWkv2GOR

30/11/20

Today we’ve launched our Wellbeing First Aid service. More opportunities for students to express themselves can only be a good thing.

20/11/20

For any queries relating to admissions, please get in contact via admissions.org.uk for the right support.

19/11/20

Our Virtual Sixth Form open evening is now live on our website.

19/11/20

Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening will go live from 6pm!

05/11/20

We are pleased to announce that our Sixth Form’s virtual open evening and application process will be live from the 19th November

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Law

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language or Literature.

What is Law?

Studying Law gives you an understanding of the role of Law in today's society and raises your awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals. By learning about legal rules and how and why they apply to real life, you also develop your analytical ability, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. All these skills are highly sought after by higher education and employers.

The A Level Law syllabus contains three areas of core content and two optional units, one of which must be studied. These are:

1. The nature of law and the English legal system

2. Criminal law

3. Tort

Optional Units:

4. Law of contract

5. Human rights

Apart from lessons, how much time is needed to study this subject?

As an A Level Law student you are advised to spend an additional 4 hours a week studying independently. You will need to complete tasks set in class as well as Independent Learning.

What resources will I need?

The law is constantly changing and it is essential to be well informed of changes to legislation and case law for this subject.

Staying up to date with the news and following the Supreme Court on Twitter are excellent ways of becoming informed about legal decisions.

Investing in a legal dictionary is also worthwhile as legal terminology frequently uses Latin, a language that is generally unfamiliar to most. Having this resource can save time when reading through new case law.

At the start of the course, a reading list will recommend additional texts to aid success at higher grades. EBay and Amazon often sell cheaper copies of these.

How will you be assessed?

This course is assessed by three examinations at the end of two years’ study.  Each paper is two hours long and assesses you through a combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions however the emphasis is on the skill of extended writing.

Exam board: AQA