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History AS and A2 Level at Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

This course gives students knowledge and skills for life, including the ability to communicate clearly and to not accept everything at face value. It will help you to make greater sense of the world we live in by giving you increased understanding of the events and people who have helped to shape it.

Students study The Cold War and The Tudors and also produce coursework on American Civil Rights, which can be on a topic of their choice from the end of the Civil War through to the assassination of Martin Luther King and emergence of Black Power.

Study visits include the House of Commons and a February half-term trip to Berlin

Entry requirements

Ideally a B grade in GCSE History, although a C grade History is the minimum requirement.


AS: 100 per cent examination.

A-Level: coursework and examination.

Future opportunities

History is a highly revered and academic A-Level. It is a versatile subject that opens doors to a variety of careers and higher education courses, including law and journalism. It also complements a wide range of A-level subjects, including Politics and English.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 05 August 2016
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