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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Government and Politics



Key Stage 5

Year 12:

Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct): Unit 1 - Political Participation: Democracy and participation, Political Parties, Electoral systems, voting behaviour and the media.
Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): Core Political Ideas: conservatism, liberalism, socialism.

Spring 1 (Jan- Feb): Unit 2: UK Government: the constitution, parliament, Prime Minister and executive, relationships between the branches.
Spring 2 (Mar- Apr): Summer 1 (May-June): Non-core political ideas: feminism,  nationalism.
Summer 2: (Jun - Jul): Year 13: A2 anarchism, ecologism, multiculturalism

Autumn 1 (Sept- Oct): Unit 3 USA (3A): the US Constitution and federalism, US Congress, US presidency.

Autumn 2 (Nov-Dec): US Supreme Court and civil rights,

Spring 1 (Jan- Feb): Democracy and participation, comparative theories.

Spring 2 (Mar- Apr): revise Units 1 & 2
Summer 1 (May-June): Revision Unit 3A

Summer 2: (June): A2 A Level examination



Specialities and Awards