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Law in the Sixth Form 

Key Stage 5 Law Overview

A Level Law provides hardworking students with a valuable introduction to the English legal system.

Many of our students have gone on to study law or related subjects such as criminology at university. Some have then progressed into the legal profession becoming solicitors, barristers or paralegals.

Meet the Law Department

Name Title
Mr C Oliver

Department Leader


Entry Requirements

Five or more 9-4 grades at GCSE including English Language and Maths.

Grade 6 or above in GCSE English Language and/or History would be an advantage.

Course Content
A Level  law covers six modules:
  • Legal System
  • Law Making
  • Nature of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Contract Law
  • Torts Law
Learning Methods and Assessment

A range of teaching and learning activities are utilised with strong emphasis on independent learning including extensive reading and legal research.

The A level is assessed through 3 x 2 hour exams at the end of the second year of the course. The exams involve both essay questions and problem-based questions.