History A Level at Grace Academy
Develop and build on skills that have been taught at GCSE.
Improve your knowledge of key events in the past.
Develop the research and analytical skills that are valued by employers and universities.
Gain an insight into the different interpretations of the past and form your own judgements about why events happened as they did.
History is an interesting subject that allows you to explore the motives and actions of people in the past using a greater range of source material than you will have used before. It is a subject that will give you a great deal of choices in the future because it is flexible and well-regarded by employers and universities.
The Tudors: England, 1485–1603
Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945
Historical Investigation Coursework
GCSE Grade C History and English.
The Tudors: England, 1485–1603: 2 hour, 30 minute examination
Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945: 2 hour, 30 minute examination
Historical Investigation Coursework: 3000-3500 word essay
History is a highly regarded A-Level subject because of the range of skills that it develops. These skills, such as being able to research effectively, structure high-quality arguments and consider the validity of different interpretations are applicable to a wide range of careers and university courses. These skills are particularly relevant to law, teaching, journalism and politics amongst many others, as well as setting students up well for further study.
Our Teaching and Learning Strategy is at the core of our approach to students and their learning. We aim to provide a learning community where students achieve excellence and achievement is celebrated. We want you to enjoy your time at the academy and to be successful.
You will need to monitor your own progress. We want you to become self-critical and to think about how you can improve.
We will expect you to work hard and productively. Being present in the academy for as long as it is necessary for you to meet your targets and succeed in your learning.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grace Academy directly.