Law – A level

Ever wondered about the difference between murder and manslaughter? Or what society hopes to achieve by sending someone to prison? Or the difference between theft, robbery and burglary? Or what the difference is between juries and magistrates; Parliament & Government; or the different type of courts?

These and many other questions will be answered during the course. During the first year you will look at the way the English legal system is organised, and the different roles undertaken by the personnel involved. You will study where the law comes from, including how laws are made by Parliament and judges.

In the second year, the focus is on criminal law, looking at offences against the person, such as murder and GBH, and offences against property, such as theft, robbery and burglary. The course combines a range of classroom techniques with various enrichment opportunities.