Citizenship

Citizenship helps pupils to;
  • Understand how individuals, governments, nations and ideas have fought and co-operated to improve the human condition and rights.
  • Make decisions after weighing up all the evidence.
  • Contribute in a relevant way to discussions.
  • Understand other people’s points of view.
  • Aware of other beliefs and ideas that exist.
  • Generate an understanding of tolerance.
  • Express themselves clearly.
  • Develop key literacy, critical thinking and analysis skills.
Programme of Study
Year 11 - Qualification: GCSE Citizenship (Syllabus: Pearson Edexcel)
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Introduction: What is Citizenship? Your Local Community Citizen Campaign Project
Year 8
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Political Parties Global Citizenship Identity and belonging in a changing Britain
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Unit 1: Rights and Responsibilities Unit 1: Power, Politics and the Media Unit 1: The Global Community
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Unit 2: Participation in Society, Controlled Assessment Unit 3c: Citizenship in Context - Influencing and changing decisions in society and government Unit 4: Citizenship Campaign, Controlled Assessment
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Unit 4: Citizenship Campaign, Controlled Assessment Revision Revision
KS3
Citizenship is studied by all students at KS3 for part of the year. Students study each subject for half a term within each full term.
KS4
Citizenship can be taken as a GCSE and also counts towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)