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, Learning Area Manager for Humanities, Criminology & Law
In 2016 one of our A Level subjects 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

Greg Smith

Greg Smith

Greg focused on Humanities during his time at Itchen, and was thrilled with his high A Level results. He said he was 'sad to leave Itchen', but had a great time during his studies.

Greg gained an A in Religious Studies, a B in History, and a B in Geography.

After Itchen, Greg will begin his studies at the University of Kent, studying Philosophy and Religious Studies.


Department news

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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Magistrates Visit our Law Students

On Wednesday 3 May, magistrates Joan and Helen from Southampton Magistrates Court visited our AS Law students and gave a presentation about how the court system…

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Mock Trial Law Conference

On Friday 31 March six of our Humanities, Criminology & Law students travelled to UCL's Institute of Education in London to attend a conference about being…

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Key personnel

Neil Richards - Learning Area Manager for Humanities, Criminology & Law

Neil Richards

Teacher of Criminology and Law