Welcome to Humanities, Criminology & Law

The Humanities, Criminology & Law learning area is diverse in subject content and offers its students a variety of opportunities, including links with higher education institutions and regular trips to the Houses of Parliament, The Supreme Court, the United Nations in New York and the European battlefields.

Our department offers a welcoming, inspirational and aspirational learning environment to facilitate achievement and preparation for future life.
- Neil Richards, Teacher of Law
In 2017 History A Level achieved 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

Applied Law

Vocational Level 3

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Criminology

Vocational Level 3

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Criminology

Vocational Level 2

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Government & Politics

A Level

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History

A Level

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Law

A Level

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Law & Legal Work

Vocational Level 2

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Student success

Sasha Nichols

Sasha Nichols

Sasha enjoyed her time at the college and is looking forward to the future. 

She achieved ABB grades in Creative Writing, English Language and History.

Following her gap year, Sasha is going onto the University of Winchester to study American Studies and History.


Department news

Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner Gives Talk

On Tuesday 14 November, our faculty of Public Services, Law & Criminology were visited by Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire, the Isle of…

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Criminology Students Search a Crime Scene

On Thursday 14 September, our Criminology students got hands on in their lesson and were given the chance to process a crime scene as they would in a real life…

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Criminology Students Visit Magistrates and Crown Court

Nine of our Level 2 Criminology students spent the morning of Thursday 18 May visiting Southampton Magistrates and Crown Courts.  Starting out in the…

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Key personnel

Melanie Lockheart - Head of Faculty for Geography & Tourism, Humanities and Modern Languages

Melanie Lockheart

Teacher of Geography and Environmental Science

Mark Hughes - Head of Faculty for Uniformed Services Academy, Law and Criminology

Mark Hughes

Teacher of Public Services