Welcome to Citizenship

  • Election candidates
Citizenship Studies is at the heart of contemporary debates about the kind of society we are striving to build and the role of the state in the process. Citizenship Studies helps students develop skills such as critical thinking, decision making and collaborative working. 

Curriculum overview

  • Year 8: During the Options process, Year 8 students have the opportunity to select Citizenship as an option from Year 9 to Year 11.
  • Year 9-11: Students choosing this subject have two lessons per week.

Qualifications entered in Year 11

GCSE Citizenship Studies (AQA)

Topics covered


The whole academy was involved in a mock election to coincide with the 2015 general election and we are planning another mock election to coincide with the 2017 national election.