In this lesson, you learn about the law making process and the involvement of Parliament. You will then begin to analyse the effectiveness of this process.
Unit: What are the strengths and weaknesses of the legal system?
In this lesson we will be learning about the roles of people who enforce the law. We will examine what these roles entail and how technology could be used in developing the process of enforcing the law.
In this lesson, we will learn about the difference between civil and criminal law. Later in the lesson we will explore the different way these laws are treated by the court systems and apply our knowledge to a case study.
In this lesson we will examine the different functions of punishment and how these are used within the criminal justice system. You will hear from a magistrate regarding how punishments are used in courts today.
In this lesson we will explore the different types of sentences available to the courts when an offender is found guilty. We will also investigate how decisions on sentencing are carried out by the courts.
In this lesson, we are examining the Youth Court system, looking at whether or not youths should attend court. We will then go on to look at previous learning, looking at key questions. This will allow you to contact your MP and become an active citizen campaigning for change.
Units in Citizenship
Units in Rights, justice and law
- 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