In this lesson, you gain an understanding of what the economy is. We will then explore the key differences between a healthy and recessive economy.
Unit: How does the economy work?
In this lesson we will be exploring the different types of taxation. We shall then analyse the issue of tax avoidance.
In this lesson, we will learn about how local government is funded. The lesson will continue to explore how this money is spent to support the needs of the local community.
In this lesson we will learn about the history of the privatisation of previously state-owned services and the impact this has had. We will go on to analyse the debate regarding the benefits of privatisation compared to nationalisation.
In this lesson we will assess how successfully the government has managed to mitigate risk in our society recently. We will explore this via case studies of recent events and developing our own conclusions.
In this lesson, we will recap on the features of a healthy economy, look at the UK economy in 2020 and consider the actions citizens can take to support economic growth.
Units in Citizenship
Units in Finance and the economy
- How well does the media hold those in power to account?
- How can we make a difference in society? Active citizenship project
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the UK democratic system?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of the legal system?
- How does the economy work?
- How does the UK play a meaningful role in the international community?
- How is UK society diverse and changing?
- What is the nature of the British constitution?
- Why do we need the right to protest in democracy?
- How do others govern?
- Where does power reside in the UK?
- Practising what we have learned - GCSE revision and retrieval