The national curriculum for citizenship aims to ensure that all pupils:
• acquire a sound knowledge and understanding of how the United Kingdom is governed, its political system and how citizens participate actively in its democratic systems of government
• develop a sound knowledge and understanding of the role of law and the justice system in our society and how laws are shaped and enforced
• develop an interest in, and commitment to, participation in volunteering as well as other forms of responsible activity, that they will take with them into adulthood
• are equipped with the skills to think critically and debate political questions, to enable them to manage their money on a day-to-day basis, and plan for future financial needs
Students in Key Stage 3 enjoy a single lesson a week of Citizenship. Citizenship is led and managed by Mrs Talbot and is part of the Social Science Faculty.