History at St Philip Howard Catholic High School
History will suit you if you: • enjoy investigation and discovery • enjoy debate and putting forward a well-argued case • want to improve your analytical skills • enjoy working more independently • want to examine evidence and make up your own mind • enjoy reading • can express yourself clearly in extended writing.
Unit 1: Tsarist Russia 1855-1917
Unit 2: The Impact of Stalin´s Rule on the USSR 1924-1941
Unit 3: The Making of Modern Britain 1951-2007
Unit 4: Historical Enquiry
Grade B or above at GCSE in History recommended.
Assessment by examination:
Unit 1 - factual exam, 1 hour 15 mins (25% of final A-level grade)
Unit 2 - source and factual exam, 1 hour 30 mins (25% of final A-level grade)
Unit 3 - factual exam, 1 hour 30 mins (30% of final A-level grade)
Assessment by coursework:
Unit 4 - 3,500 word historical enquiry covering 100 years on a subject of your choice (20% of final A-level grade)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philip Howard Catholic High School directly.