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Im teaching Citizenship next year as a full course GCSE and cant decide wether to do the AQA or OCR specification. Does anybody have any thoughts or advice?
I would agree with OCR choice. After 30 years of teaching it is the most fun I have ever has with a course as well as the most challenging to me personally as I had clearly become quite set in my ways. You cannot deliver all the course and get the top grades if you like chalk and talk.
My students opt into it rather than it being compulsory but despite taking on another colleague last year we are still struggling to cope with the numbers as the students enjoy the content and the coursework.
You do need to keep the pace going at a steady rate to give the course work enough time but there is a teacher network to support you run through OCR which will help you with schemes of work etc.
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