How will I learn?
Students will learn by discussing the existing law and applying it to a series of real life examples. Group presentations and visits to Magistrates Court, Crown Court and the Houses of Parliament all play an enjoyable part in the learning process. Students write regular essays which are always returned by the next lesson, and receive constant feedback from teaching staff.
Is Law for me?
If you would enjoy furthering your knowledge about one of the most complex, yet fascinating areas of contemporary life, then Law is definitely for you.
Unit 1 – Law making and the Legal system.
Students examine the role of parliament and the judiciary in law making. They also look at how the legal system operates with particular reference to the role of juries, magistrates and judges.
Unit 2 – The concept of liability.
Students look at elements of criminal law (especially in reference to the non-fatal offences) and tort, which considers liability for negligence.
Unit 3 – Criminal Law.
Students consider the offences of murder and manslaughter in detail, as well as more detailed examination of the non-fatal offences, including ideas for reform of the law.
Unit 4 – Tort and Concepts of Law.
Specific areas of tort are examined in detail which include psychiatric injury, trespass, nuisance and liability for negligent misstatement. Students also consider how far law is connected to morality and examine the extent to which justice can ever be achieved.
5 A* - C Grades (inc English)