History A Level at Beths Grammar School
You will learn to:
Acquire and effectively communicate knowledge and understanding of selected periods of history
Develop an understanding of historical terms and concepts
Explore the significance of events, individuals, issues and societies in history
Understand the nature of historical evidence and the methods used by historians in analysis and evaluation
Develop an understanding of how the past has been interpreted and represented
Develop an understanding of the nature of historical study
Develop your interest in and enthusiasm for history.
Paper 1 The Making of a Superpower: USA 1865- 1975
Written exam. 2 hours 30 minutes. 40% of A Level.
Paper 2 The Making of Modern Britain 1951- 2007
Written exam: 2 hours 30 minutes - 40% of A Level.
Paper 3 Historical Investigation France in Revolution 1774-1815
Externally assessed 20% of A Level
The origins of the French Revolution, 1774–1789
The Experiment in Constitutional Monarchy, 1789–1792
The emergence and spread of the Terror, September 1792–1795
The Directory and Napoleon's rise to power, 1795–1799
The impact of Napoleon's rule on France, 1799–1815
The impact of Napoleon's rule on Europe, 1799–1815
Grade 6 at GCSE in English or grade 6 in History.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beths Grammar School directly.