History AS/A2 at Christ's College Guildford
Apart from being extremely enjoyable and enabling you to learn about the past and come to a better understanding of the present, a History A level provides you with important skills that will be of value after leaving College. In learning to absorb, analyse and assess a wide variety of information and viewpoints, in learning to express your arguments in oral and written form, and in learning to think and work both independently and in co-operation with others. History students acquire skills which employers in all fields value.
You will do 4 units over the two years. Core Units - all units must be taken.
1 Crusader states
2 Norman Conquest
3 Coursework investigation
4 Themes Exam
History A Level is delivered through seminar style lessons based on set reading. This then leads to debates and essay practice.
5 GCSE grades A*-C including Maths and English.
If History has been studied, a GCSE B is required.
History lends itself to further study but also careers including: Law, Public Service, Business, Journalism, Teaching and many more.
To find out more about this qualification, contact our Sixth Form Centre at SFP@christscollege.surrey.sch.uk or call us on 01483 484511.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ's College Guildford directly.