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What will my child learn in year 13?

Term 1

LAW03- Involuntary Manslaughter including Unlawful Act Manslaughter and Gross Negligence Manslaughter. Review and criticism of Non-Fatal offences, General Defences

  • To be able to explain the law on unlawful and gross negligence manslaughter. To be able to correctly and accurately identify these offences in a problem scenario and to explain and apply the offence to the scenario in exam conditions.  To be able to recall and explain the law on non-fatal offences and accurately apply to a scenario.  To be able to write an extended piece explaining the problems with the law on non-fatal offences and how this should be addressed by Parliament.

Term 2

LAW03 - General Defences, Criticisms of defences, Criticisms of Non-Fatal Offences

  • To be able to explain and apply each of the general defences (Insanity, Self Defence, Automatism, Consent and Intoxication) and to correctly identify them in a scenario.  To be able to accurately discuss the elements that need to be satisfied for a defence to be successful. To be able to explain the issues with the current law on two of these defences and non-fatal offences in an extended essay.

Term 3

LAW04 - Offences against property - Theft, Robbery, Fraud

  • To be able to explain the elements of the offences of theft, robbery and section 2 and section 11 Fraud.  To correctly and accurately identify and explain each section and apply to a scenario, using case law to support your answer. 

Term 4

LAW04 - Fraud s.11, Making off without payment, Blackmail, Criminal Damage and defences

  • To be able to explain the elements of the offences of section 11 Fraud, making off without payment, Blackmail, criminal damage and defences.  To correctly and accurately identify and explain each section and apply to a scenario, using case law to support your answer. 

Term 5

LAW04 - Concepts of Law - Law and Morality, Law and Justice and Law and Fault

  • Students will need to understand, explain and discuss in a one hour essay each of the concepts.  For Law and Morality students will need to explain the distinction between law and morals; the diversity of moral views in a pluralist society; the relationship between law and morals and its importance and the legal enforcement of moral values.  For Law and Justice students will be able to explain the theories of justice, the extent to which substantive legal rules, legal institutions and processes achieve justice of create barriers to justice. For Law and Fault students will be able to explain the meaning of fault and its importance in civil and criminal law. 

 

Term 6

LAW03 and LAW04 Revision