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History at ARK Putney

Course description

The aims of the Edexcel Advanced Subsidiary and Advanced GCE in History are to encourage students to: „.develop their interest in and enthusiasm for history and an understanding of its intrinsic value and significance „.acquire an understanding of different identities within society and an appreciation of social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity through the study of aspects of British and non-British history „.build on their understanding of the past through experiencing a broad and balanced course of study „. improve as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with curious and enquiring minds „.develop the ability to ask relevant and significant questions about the past and to research them „.acquire an understanding of the nature of historical study, for example that history is concerned with judgements based on available evidence and that historical judgements may be provisional „.develop their use and understanding of historical terms, concepts and skills „.make links and draw comparisons within and/or across different periods and aspects of the past „.organise and communicate their historical knowledge and understanding in different ways, arguing a case and reaching substantiated judgements.

Entry requirements

For A level and level 3 courses students require 5 A*–C passes at GCSE, preferably including English and Maths, and including at least a B grade or merit in the subject they wish to study.

Where the subject chosen has not been previously studied, English and Maths grades will be considered.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact ARK Putney directly.

Last updated date: 30 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years