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History at Denefield School

Course description

A combination of assessment techniques will be used. You will undertake extended writing and essays in all units, in order to present historical explanations, assess the significance of events, individuals, beliefs and movements, and to reach substantiated judgements.

You will evaluate sources in Units 2, 3 and 4 in order to reach judgements and to address historical claims and debates. Students are assessed in three examinations and one piece of coursework in Year 13 which accounts for 20% of the final grade. A combination of assessment techniques will be used. You will undertake extended writing and essays in all units, in order to present historical explanations, assess the significance of events, individuals, beliefs and movements, and to reach substantiated judgements.

Units include:

  • Unit 2 Students will study a period of British history - in order to develop an in-depth understanding of attitudes, beliefs and structures of society.
  • Unit 4 Students will carry out an enquiry which will address the nature of the relationshipbetween the British government and Ireland over a period of at least 100 years.

  • Entry requirements

    To study the full range of AS Level subjects you will need to have achieved an average of 46 points from your GCSE qualifications (mostly B grades +) and, a minimum of B grades in science and/or mathematics should you be applying to study these subjects.

    How to apply

    If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Denefield School directly.

    Last updated date: 12 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years

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