Citizenship - KS4 only


  ‘Be critically conscious, be active, engage and connect’ 


Students will develop a range of analytical skills and application of processes and methods. Citizenship allows students to think critically, problem solve and to show initiative. The knowledge that the GCSE gives them is broad and far-reaching understanding of the society that we live in. They will learn about wide range of topics from how democracy in the UK works to the role of Media today’s society. They will explore and learn about different controversial and topical issues with political, social, ethical, economic, and environmental dimensions in local to global contexts. Overall, the skills they acquire from GCSE Citizenship will help them to become active citizens which in the long-term will help them navigate today’s global world.

Careers linked to Citizenship

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Journalism
  • Charity Sector

Degree Courses linked 

  • History
  • Politics
  • Economics
  • International Relations



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