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History A Level at St Michael's Catholic Grammar School

Course description

We study the Edexcel A Level syllabus. Our current Y12 topics are The French Revolution 1774-1799 and Stuart Britain, the Search for Stability 1625 to 1702. 

Our Y13 topics are Elizabeth I 1558-1603 and Ireland and Britain 1774-1923.  Elizabeth is a coursework topic. T

he other topics are examined at the end of the A Level course in exams which combine essays answers with document studies.   We aim to both support and stretch pupils and to foster a genuine interest in the subject.  We aim to guide pupils to study History independently, including beyond the syllabus. 

Results are good with about 90% of pupils achieving grades A*, A or B in recent years.

Future opportunities

A good number of pupils go on to study History or History related degrees at excellent universities. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Michael's Catholic Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 22 March 2017
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