Law

Headline Information

A level results are outstanding, with 100% pass rate, 69% achieving A*-B grades. Many of these students achieved two or more grades better than their target grades. 

There was also 100% pass rate on the Gold Level 2 Law and Legal Work course.

Information about the Curriculum

The Department aims to develop and sustain enjoyment of, and interest in law, through focusing on selected areas of law. Students gain an understanding of legal method, improve their powers of reasoning, clarity of thought and develop analytical skills and solve problems by applying legal rules.

Why Choose Law?

Law is taught within so many different professions from medicine, to business, to architecture, to teaching, that to have an understanding of our legal system is always an advantage. Law is an ideal choice if you are looking for a challenging new subject.

The subject plays a vitally important role within our society and it pervades every area of our lives. The knowledge of the law gives us a deeper understanding of the society in which we live. Law is an obvious choice for anyone wanting a career in the legal profession.  It is accepted at all universities including Oxford and Cambridge.  Please click here to see exam board information detailing universities which accept A’ level Law.

Information about the Department

The Law Department currently offers GCSE Law to years 10 and 11, BTEC Law & Legal Work to year 12  (Gold Course) and A Level Law to years 12-14 (Platinum Course).

There are opportunities for students to become involved in mock trial competitions at the Magistrates and County Court, workshops run by local solicitors. We also invite guest speakers ranging from Police Officers, Magistrates to Lawyers. Educational visits to the courts are also undertaken in order to make learning more practical. Students also take part in a debate organised and run at the Supreme Court in London.

The Department is flexible, creative and adept at designing learning sequences within lessons and across lessons that are effective and consistently well-matched to learning objectives and the needs of learners and which integrate recent developments relating to subject/curriculum knowledge. The team have teaching skills which lead to key stage 5 learners achieving well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as, or better than, similar learners nationally.

Staff

All members of the Department are well qualified, highly experienced and subject specialists. The department consist of the following members of staff:

Mrs Kuldip Saggu - Head of Law / Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Mr Elvett Phipps - Teacher of Law, Citizenship & R.E.

For further information please contact:

kuldip.saggu@mybiddenham.com or Telephone 01234 334537