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Alternative education at FUELTD Nottingham


The GCSE Citizenship qualification involves the completion of the following:

Title: GCSE Citizenship

QAN Number: 8100

What you will do on the course

All learners will gain knowledge of democracy, government and law, and develop the ability to create sustained, well balanced arguments. Communication skills are increasingly sought after by employers: our specification will enhance students’ writing and speaking styles.


Here are some of the things you will be doing:

  • 1. Citizenship skills, processes and methods

  • 2. Life in modern Britain

  • 3. Rights and responsibilities

  • 4. Politics and participation

  • 5. Active citizenship

How you will be assessed


Paper 1 

  • Section A: Active citizenship

  • Section B: Politics and participation

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

80 marks

50% of GCSE

Paper 2 

  • Section A: Life in modern Britain

  • Section B: Rights and responsibilities

Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

80 marks

50% of GCSE

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suited for anyone who is capable of reaching the required standard.


Progression Opportunities

It offers excellent preparation for AS and A-level Citizenship,

as well as equipping students with essential life-skills and the best progression route to future employment.

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