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History at The Cherwell School

Course description

During the AS/A2 Course you will be able to study a range of significant events, individuals and issues. At AS you will focus on the 16th century with units covering the German Reformation 1517-1555 and England under Elizabeth I 1558-1603.

The A2 course will allow you to develop your work from AS through further 16th century content – The Catholic Reformation 1492-1610 and Philip II of Spain 1556-1598. You will also be able in year 13 to work on a piece of historical research of your own choice from OCR’s list of suggested topics.

Entry requirements

Students taking four AS subjects require 344 GCSE points in their highest 8 GCSEs (this equates toan average of 4Bs and 4Cs or an average of 43 points). Students must have C grades or above inboth GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Cherwell School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years