LAW

A Level

Law is the subject for you if you have a genuine interest in the Law or the English Legal System, if you enjoy an intellectual challenge or if you are interested in becoming a barrister or solicitor.

Law essentially involves the study of the English Legal System and the system of Law Making in England and Wales along with a detailed look at key aspects of Criminal Law, the Law of Tort and Human Rights.

You will learn about the nature of law with regards to the differences between criminal law and civil law. You will learn about who works in the English Legal System, the civil and criminal court structure and how the law is made.

You will consider in detail the criminal offences of murder and manslaughter, property offences, attempts and general defences. The law on tort including the different types of negligence as well as Human Rights Law.

You will develop analytical skills, the skill of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Career Path

  • Barrister
  • Solicitor
  • Para Legal
  • Legal Executive
  • Legal Secretary

More than just a course

Law is taught by a team of highly qualified, experienced and enthusiastic teachers. Study visits develop students’ understanding of Law. Trips include visiting the crown court, old Bailey and the Houses of Parliament.

Unique Features

You will study a variety of topics in Law such as:

  • Fatal and Non-fatal offences
  • General Defences
  • Negligence and nuisance
  • Human Rights
  • Theft and Robbery

Entry Requirements

The traditional A Level pathway for those who may be thinking of University, Higher Apprenticeship or Degree Apprenticeship.

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, covering a wide range of subject areas. These must include English Language and Maths.  Two of the subjects should be a grade 6.

Other useful information

  • Teachers with extensive exam board experience.
  • Every year over half of our A level Law students go on to study Law at University.
  • Consistently good exam results.
  • Extensive work experience opportunities provided.

“Great course overall – encouraged me to go to uni”
Hannah Hiles

 “The course is really interesting and the teachers are great”
Danielle Hewitt

“Enjoyable course that needs hard work and commitment”
Dean Hemmings