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Politics edexcel alevel 2023 predictions

Does anyone hav any predicitions of what could come up in the papers?

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Reply 1
my teacher thinks there could be a general constitution question like "the constituion requires major change", also i reckon there could be something on the labour or conservative parties like how far have labour strayed from their traditional beliefs. i also think there could be something about power of the PM or oversight on the PM or soemthing on cabinet governement given the whole johsosn, truss sunak mess.

Original post by RAAAA2149
Does anyone hav any predicitions of what could come up in the papers?
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Reply 2
Original post by henrybones
my teacher thinks there could be a general constitution question like "the constituion requires major change", also i reckon there could be something on the labour or conservative parties like how far have labour strayed from their traditional beliefs. i also think there could be something about power of the PM or oversight on the PM or soemthing on cabinet governement given the whole johsosn, truss sunak mess.


what are your predictions for paper 1 - constitution is paper 2 right?
Original post by tsrtsrtsrt
what are your predictions for paper 1 - constitution is paper 2 right?


yes constitution is paper 2. I don't think media or pressure groups will come up bc they've asked about those a lot. How are feeling for tuesday?
Reply 4
Original post by tsrtsrtsrt
what are your predictions for paper 1 - constitution is paper 2 right?


Yeah constitution is paper 2. I got pretty serious about predicting it do got up the spec and every past paper and looked at what they haven't asked. They never asked about direct Vs representative democracy, the franchise, evolution of the labour or conservative party, what makes parties successful, referendums. My teacher thinks there could be a general democracy is in crisis question and a labour party question. And I think there could be a question on referdums. Not sure what media/voting behaviour question they'd ask though.
Reply 5
Original post by henrybones
Yeah constitution is paper 2. I got pretty serious about predicting it do got up the spec and every past paper and looked at what they haven't asked. They never asked about direct Vs representative democracy, the franchise, evolution of the labour or conservative party, what makes parties successful, referendums. My teacher thinks there could be a general democracy is in crisis question and a labour party question. And I think there could be a question on referdums. Not sure what media/voting behaviour question they'd ask though.


what kind of question could they ask for direct v representative democracy and the franchise
Reply 6
Original post by katie.watsonn
yes constitution is paper 2. I don't think media or pressure groups will come up bc they've asked about those a lot. How are feeling for tuesday?


honestly not as bad as I thought I would lol
Original post by tsrtsrtsrt
what kind of question could they ask for direct v representative democracy and the franchise

I did plan a source essay the other day if direct democracy was superior to that of representative democracy so could be something along those lines, for the franchise only question i've found which seems plausible is 'evaluate the view reforms to the UK's political system have enhanced democracy". Not strictly on the franchise but wouldn't find it very likely for them to ask one reform acts based because that's far too similar to british history course.
Reply 8
Evaluate the view to which it is accurate to describe the UK as a nation with universal suffrage. Is a question from the textbook. Basic representative Vs direct democracy or one like to what extent there should be greater direct democracy than representative. My friend thinks that'll a question but I'm not so sure. Because they've asked a lot for electoral systems the only thing they haven't mentions is referendums and they can't do a question on referdums and direct Vs representative
Reply 9
ive only revised liberalism and conservatism for the ideologies. can anyone predict the question for it?
they have not asked about liberalism view of human nature but I am not sure if that's simply too easy for them to ask?
conservatism is likely to be on economy or state I think - or just to what extent they are united
Original post by tsrtsrtsrt
they have not asked about liberalism view of human nature but I am not sure if that's simply too easy for them to ask?
conservatism is likely to be on economy or state I think - or just to what extent they are united


conservatism won’t be the state as that’s what it was last year ! i also don’t think they’ll ask if conservatism is a united ideology, i feel that that would be too easy.
Original post by henrybones
Evaluate the view to which it is accurate to describe the UK as a nation with universal suffrage. Is a question from the textbook. Basic representative Vs direct democracy or one like to what extent there should be greater direct democracy than representative. My friend thinks that'll a question but I'm not so sure. Because they've asked a lot for electoral systems the only thing they haven't mentions is referendums and they can't do a question on referdums and direct Vs representative


I've seen the first question in the textbook and have tried to answer it but find is so confusing, does anyone know how to actually answer it?
Original post by bethh.2004
I've seen the first question in the textbook and have tried to answer it but find is so confusing, does anyone know how to actually answer it?


I wouldn't worry too much about it bc it's such a narrow q that the chances of them asking it are slim to none. You could talk about prisoners not having voting rights and the homeless not having the resources to vote.
Reply 14
Original post by bethh.2004
I've seen the first question in the textbook and have tried to answer it but find is so confusing, does anyone know how to actually answer it?

Hey, you could include themes like votes at 16, prisoner’s not being able to vote, voter ID laws preventing voting, and the recent news of Starmer wanting to expand voting rights for foreign nationals (EU)
Original post by katie.watsonn
I wouldn't worry too much about it bc it's such a narrow q that the chances of them asking it are slim to none. You could talk about prisoners not having voting rights and the homeless not having the resources to vote.


Thank you, this is very helpful. I just get easily thrown off by simple questions being worded in a funny way
Original post by Ali1720
Hey, you could include themes like votes at 16, prisoner’s not being able to vote, voter ID laws preventing voting, and the recent news of Starmer wanting to expand voting rights for foreign nationals (EU)


Thank you, this is very helpful :smile:
Is it smart for me to study socialism last minute in case that both the questions are on socialism? Or should I just try and get as good as possible in conservatism and liberalism?
Original post by judebaxter
Is it smart for me to study socialism last minute in case that both the questions are on socialism? Or should I just try and get as good as possible in conservatism and liberalism?


Honestly I would try to just get as good as you can with liberalism and conservatism, the likelihood of both questions being about socialism is very low. Probably best to briefly go over socialism but don't stress it too much :smile: good luck !!
Hi can anyone suggest questions they might as in regards to the EU???? thankkk youu

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