Teachers: Mr D James and Dr F O'Sullivan
The aim of the Politics department is to develop our students¹ insight into the political beliefs that are central to an understanding of the modern world. By understanding where power lies in society, addressing the big questions that face us in the 21st Century and developing the skills of analysis and debate, Politics students are empowered to succeed whatever their chosen field.
This course provides an introduction into how the British Political Sytsem
operates and the major political beliefs and issues in British Politics today.
Democracy & Participation
Party Policies & Ideas
Prime Minister & The Cabinet
Judges & Civil Liberties
Edexcel Route B: Political Ideologies
This course examines the substantive ideas and beliefs of the major political ideologies.
Ribston Hall Politics students have built a reputation for excellence in extra- curricular activities. They compete in regional, national and international debate competitions, and have represented the United Kingdom at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on three occasions in the past 5 years.