AS and A level Ethics.
An enrichment session for students studying AS or A2 Ethics.
AS: 16th November 2013 and 24th January 2014
A2: 15th November 2013 and 25th January 2014
How long? A two day course (though you can choose to attend for only one day).
Where? Global Language Immersion Centre, Gloucester
Cost? £45 (+VAT) per day per student, including lunch
• The key elements of core topics which will need to be covered in the exam. • Key points in good essays in these topics. • How to ensure good AO2 answers. • How students can best prepare for the exam.
Topics covered include: • Utilitarianism • Situation Ethics • Relativism. • Natural Moral Law • Kantian Ethics • War and Peace • Meta ethics
Who? Andy Midwinter is a highly experienced AS and A Level examiner. He has marked numerous Philosophy and Ethics papers for examination boards. He is also an experienced and effective teacher. He has run a variety of successful residential courses for A Level students. As an A level teacher 4 of his students achieved marks which paced them in the top 10 of the country (over 3 years). His students always achieved the highest value added scores in the school at A Level.
Why? What previous students and teachers have said:
“The students really gained a lot from this course; not least of all what examiners are looking for in A Level essays. I have seen a significant improvement in the quality of essays amongst those who attended the course.” Teacher from Chew Valley School
“I learnt so much. I wish I had gone to this course before I did my AS level, I might be applying for different universities.” Katie from Hardenuish School
“The course was really interesting and it brought things ‘together’ for me. I am so glad I decided to come- I wasn’t sure before. I am so grateful to my teachers for persuading me, I learnt soooo much.” Kyle from Kingdown School
“It was really good fun. We learnt tons, but had fun while we were doing it.” Student from Chew Valley School