Law

A LEVEL OCR BOARD

Why Study Law?

Students will learn about the legal system, law making, the nature of law, criminal law, the law of tort and human rights law or the law of contract. Law students develop a range of skills including the application of legal rules and principles to present an argument, analysis and evaluation of the law, legal issues and concepts.

why is a level law important?

A Level Law provides an introduction to law. It allows students to learn about a fascinating subject, one which covers many aspects of life. Students of A Level Law will:

  • Develop an understanding of law and how it works. 
  • Learn more about society from a legal perspective - both contemporary and historical. 
  • Learn about the interaction between law and morals, justice and society.
  • Learn about different areas of law – e.g. criminal law, human rights, contract and tort. 
  • Make connections with business, economics, history, politics and technology. 
  • Develop academic skills, including analysis and evaluation. 
  • Be able to make an informed decision about future careers.

Content Overview Assessment Overview

Paper 1

  • The Legal System and Criminal Law - 100 marks. 2 hour paper. 33⅓% of total A Level.
  • The Legal System - 25 marks out of 100.
  • Criminal Law - 75 marks out of 100.

Paper 2

  • Law Making and the Law of Tort - 100 marks. 2 hour paper. 33⅓% of total A Level.
  • Law Making - 25 marks out of 100.
  • The Law of Tort - 75 marks out of 100.

Paper 3

  • Further Law - 100 marks. 2 hour paper. 33⅓% of total A Level.
  • The Nature of Law - 25 marks out of 100.
  • The Law of Contract - 75 marks out of 100.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Mr T Boddington: tboddington1.312@lgflmail.org (HOF)
Mr A Ladha: aladha.312@lgflmail.org (HOD)