Success in Paper 3: Human Rights requires a specialised approach. This webinar will take you through effective strategies for teaching and assessing, as well as giving you opportunities to view and discuss high-quality student work.


  • Equip you with strategies for students to gain the full marks available when answering questions.
  • Help you understand what top-level answers look like and how to construct them.
  • Knowledge of teaching strategies to increase student understanding and engagement with legal issues
COURSE DATES  Online | Thursday 3 December 2020 – 4pm
  • Current teachers of Law at A Level/BTEC/Access who are looking for ideas about to enhance their delivery of their course and incorporate interactive learning
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance


4.00 – 4.15pm Welcome and Introduction

  • Outline of Paper 3 content on Law specifications
  • Detailed review of examiner report comments from Summer 2019

 4:15-4:30pm: Subject Content

  • Balancing Article 8 vs Article 10 – Key issues and cases to discuss in class
  • Margin of appreciation      

4:30-4:45pm: Strategies for Teaching and Assessment

  • Vocabulary – practice
  • Knowledge – develop
  • Problem-solving scenarios – analyse
  • Red-team, Blue-team debates
  • Responding to the news – linking to case law
  • Response to legal or journalistic opinion pieces on current Human Rights laws

4:45-5:00pm: Strategies for Student Revision

  • Retrieval – how to design and use frequent low-stakes testing
  • Interleaving, how to design your sequence of learning
  • Discussion of best practice among delegates

5:00-5:30: Review of Scripts

  • Analysis of student answers – what good answers look like
  • Discussion of how sample student scripts could be improved upon


Andy McHugh

Andy McHugh is an experienced teacher, examiner and Head of Law in County Durham. He has written extensively on teaching strategies, assessment and education policy, both on his own blog and for other publications including TES, Sec-Ed, HWRK Magazine and others.