AS Level Government and Politics · Edexcel (Pearson) (legacy)
Week 1: 1 April – 5 April
Week 2: 8 April – 12 April
Week 3: 15 April – 19 April
Edexcel (Pearson) 8GPO1
Length of Course
9am to 1pm daily
This course covers the two compulsory units on aspects of British Politics.
Unit 1 6GP01 · People and Politics
In Unit 1 students will be required to answer two structured questions from a choice of four.
Unit 2 6GP02 · Governing the UK
In Unit 2 students will be required to answer one stimulus based question from a choice of two. These questions will be structured with a mark tariff of 5, 10 and 25 marks. Students will then be required to answer one extended question from a choice of two.
The course will cover the following topics:
- Democracy and Participation
- Party Policies and Ideas
- Pressure Groups
- The Constitution
- The Prime Minister and Cabinet
- Judges and Civil Liberties
Extensive use will be made of past paper practice.
N.B. If a student is studying OCR or AQA specifications, please telephone the course director as these may be available subject to demand.