If you are fascinated about the world around us, and wish to gain a deeper understanding of social, political and economic change in Britain and the USA, then choose this subject as one of your A Levels.
Over the two year of the course you will study two distinct aspects of History, one in depth and the other over a more extended period of time. In addition to this you will be required to undertake one piece of coursework, which will be a personal study based on a topic of your choice.
The components we will follow are:
Breadth study: Challenge and Transformation: Britain, c1851-1964
Depth study: The American Dream: Reality and illusion, 1945-1980
Grade 4's in English and History/Geography
History provides you with the contextual knowledge to make sense of today’s world. History is a challenging and rigorous A Level that is respected by employers and universities alike and complements most other A Level subjects.
History is a broad subject which allows you to develop your analysis of historical sources and essay writing skills with greater depth and precision. You will read more widely, enlarging your vocabulary to help form coherent and well-reasoned arguments. Class discussions and debates are integral to our lessons as we are interested in your thoughts and ideas about historical controversies.