The GCSE Citizenship course seeks to prepare students to become active citizens by raising awareness and understanding of their role in the world. The course also promotes personal and social development, making learners more self-confident and responsible, in the classroom and beyond.
Essentially, the course provides opportunities for students to consider social, political, ethical and moral problems and in order to do this effectively, students are encouraged to develop independent, critical and analytical thinking skills and informed personal opinions and judgements.
You will study the following topics:
• Pressure groups
• Civil and Criminal law
• Voting Systems
• Political Parties
• Crime and Punishment
• International Organisations