Government & Politics

Department Staff


Mrs C Woods - Head of Faculty

Mr T Finn-Kelcey - Government and Politics 

At A level students will study for the Edexcel examination.


The course comprises 3 papers, as follows:


Component 1 UK Politics


  • Political Participation (you will study Democracy, Political Parties, Elections, Voting behaviour and Media Representation)
  • Core ideas (Liberalism, Conservatism and Socialism)


Component 2 UK Government


  • UK Government (You will study the UK Constitution, PM and Cabinet, Parliament and the Judiciary)
  • Optional ideas (choose one from anarchism, ecologism, feminism, multiculturalism and nationalism)


Component 3 Comparative Politics


  • Global Politics