Citizenship KS4

 

The full GCSE course consists of four units as follows:

  • Unit A341 Rights and Responsibilities ‘Getting Started as an Active Citizen’ – this unit is assessed through controlled assessment.
  • School-based assignment – a Citizenship Campaign; 30% of the final grade.
  • Unit A342 Identity, Democracy and Justice ‘Understanding our Role as Citizens’ – examined unit, written paper – 1 hour; 20% of the final grade.
  • Unit A343 Rights and Responsibilities ‘Extending our Knowledge and Understanding’ – examined unit, written paper – 1 hour; 20% of the final grade.
  • Unit A344 Identity, Democracy and Justice ‘Leading the Way as an Active Citizen’ – assessed through controlled assessment; 30% of the final grade.

Useful websites:

http://www.parliament.uk/education/   – Government & Democracy

http://www.un.org/ – Human Rights

http://www.ybtj.justice.gov.uk/ – Criminal Justice System

https://www.gov.uk/ – Welfare System