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Archaeology at Poole Grammar School

Course description

The History Department offers AS Archaeology as an additional qualification. This is a one-year course is taught by Mr. Powell at Poole Grammar School between 4.00pm and 5.15pm every Tuesday evening.

Archaeology (2010) Archaeology 'the study of past human societies from the investigation of material remains' is one of the most exciting subjects in the curriculum. It is the ultimate subject for an 'all-round' student, in that it combines elements of many other academic disciplines, such as Science, Art, Technology, Geography, History, Sociology and Religious Studies.

The study of Archaeology challenges students to understand and use a range of evidence to draw substantiated conclusions and raises their awareness of the uncertainty of knowledge.

This four-unit specification requires students to develop their understanding of archaeological skills and methods, develop the skills of archaeological investigation, and organise and communicate their archaeological knowledge in a range of ways

Entry requirements

Places on AS Level courses can, subject to available places, normally be offered to applicants who meet the minimum course requirements. These are usually based on the applicant’s best 8 GCSE results, including English and Mathematics, with a minimum of 344 points, with an A* A or B grade in the subjects chosen - or a related discipline, if appropriate (in Mathematics, the minimum grade of B must be at Higher Tier).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Poole Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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