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Our A-Level Government and Politics tutors are proficient in helping you to understand UK, European and American Politics, both historically and in the current-day context. From the uncodified constitution of the United Kingdom to the codified consitution of the United States of America, they are fully up-to-speed with the latest developments and amendments and with current exam board specifications, as listed on the left. Some of the topics you might cover include the judiciary, Presidentialism, Prime Ministerial power, the rôle of Parliament, devolution and the separation of powers. All of our tutors are well versed in these topic areas and enjoy nurturing your ability to analyse, debate and formulate crucial opinions on them.

We offer specialised Government and Politics tuition to cover the specified content of all of the major exam boards. Therefore, we cover the AS units 'People and Politics'/'People, Participation and Politics', and 'Governing the UK'/'Governing Modern Britain'. Within these, we cover the sub-topics of  The Constitution, Parliament, the Prime Minister and Government, The Judiciary, Democracy and Political Participation, Elections and Pressure Groups. At A2 we cover the full breadth of Ideology and US Politics, including Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Poverty, the President, the Constitution, Congress and the Supreme Court. We also cover Global Politics and the European Union in depth.

Exam Technique

  • Ways to maximise marks on shorter answer questions
  • Avoid missing out unnecessarily on marks you can easily gain
  • How to structure longer answer and conceptual questions
  • Methods to avoid repeating yourself and rambling
  • Sound advice on how to stay relevant to the question
  • The means of understanding different question types
  • A guide to ticking all of the examiners' boxes

Course Content

  • Knowledge of the political concepts involved
  • Techniques on analysing and applying political and governmental fact and statutes
  • Interpreting methodology effectively
  • Handling data
  • Using appropriate specialist vocabulary
  • Assessing usefulness and reliability 

Units Covered

AQA

  • AQA AS Unit 1: People, Politics and Participation
  • AQA AS Unit 2: Governing Modern Britain
  • AQA A2 Unit 3A: The Politics of the USA
  • AQA A2 Unit 3B: Ideologies
  • AQA A2 Unit 4A: The Government of the USA
  • AQA A2 Unit 4B: Political Issues: Ideologies in Action

Edexcel

  • Edexcel AS Unit 1: People and Politics
  • Edexcel AS Unit 2: Governing the UK
  • Edexcel A2 Unit 3: Key Themes in Political Analysis
  • Edexcel A2 Unit 4: Extended Themes in Political Analysis

OCR

  • OCR AS Unit 1 F851: Contemporary Politics of the UK
  • OCR AS Unit 2 F852: Contemporary Government of the UK
  • OCR A2 Unit 3(A) F853: Contemporary US Government and Politics
  • OCR A2 Unit 3(B) F854: Political Ideas and Concepts
  • OCR A2 Unit 4(A) F855: US Government and Politics
  • OCR A2 Unit 4(B) F856: Political Ideas and Concepts in Practice
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