Staffing and responsibilities

  • Mrs H Chahal– Head of Department, Teacher of Law

Law as a subject is part of the Business Department. It is taught at GCSE (Year 10 and 11) with two exams at the end of year 11, with the AQA exam board.

For the GCSE course code 4160 the following exams are taken:

Unit One – The English Legal System – Exam 1.5. hours

  • Courts and Processes
  • People in the Law
  • Sources of English Law

Unit Two – Criminal Law and Family Law – Exam 1.5. hours

  • Fatal Offences
  • Non Fatal Offences
  • Property Offences
  • DefencesMarriage
  • Divorce
  • Succession

A Level Law course code 2160 is studied with the AQA exam board in year 12 and covers the following topics:

Unit One – The English Legal System – Exam 1.5. hours

  • Lawmaking
  • Delegated Legislation
  • Judicial Precedent
  • Courts and Processes
  • Unit Two – The Concept of Liability – Exam 1.5. hours
  • Criminal Liability
  • Sentencing
  • Negligence

A2 Law is taken in year 13 and covers the following topics:

Unit Three – Criminal Law – Exam 1.5. Hours

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Defences
  • Non Fatal Offences

Unit Four – Criminal Law and Concepts of Law Exam – 2 hours

  • Theft and Robbery
  • Criminal Damage
  • Negligence
  • Defences
  • Various Liabilities
  • Remedies