Add Political Studies as a compulsery subject

Many students leave school with the power to vote with little to no knowledge of what there voting for. The subject "Political Studies" intends to educate young people (Key stage 2 and 3) about the major political parties in the UK, ensuring that they make an informed decision when they vote

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The Department for Education is responsible for schools in England only.

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Created By

Jacob Roome

Created On

Thursday 23 May 2013

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