Each lesson of the GCSE Law course begins with a set of clearly stated objectives and an explanation of its place in the overall programme of study. Effective learning is encouraged through frequent activities and self-assessment questions, and there is guidance for the preparation of coursework. There are seven tutor-marked assignments. No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed or required.
The GCSE Law course covers the entire syllabus in eight modules and 31 lessons. Areas covered include the nature, evolution, making, and administration of the law, and contract, tort, criminal, family, and employment law.
Our GCSE Law course prepares students for AQA GCSE Law syllabus, for exams in 2012 and later years. There are two written papers (each worth 50% and lasting 90 minutes) with no coursework. We have chosen this syllabus as it is the most suited to distance learning.
Coursework and controlled assessment are not required for Law GCSE.
The AQA GCSE Law specification number 4160 centres on the study of the following topics:
The exam is untiered. It is divided into two units:
Each unit is examined separately in a written exam paper of 1 hour 30 minutes. Each exam is worth 50%.
The examiners will assess candidates’ ability to :
Within GCSE Home Schooling there are the following subjects
The course is fully self-contained and is designed to prepare students for the examination without the use of a textbook.
However, you are strongly advised to supplement your studies by reference to one of the many specially written GCSE textbooks.