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History A-Level at Uxbridge High School

Course description

For A Level, we offer the students the Edexcel syllabus.

Course content

In Year 12 the students study two topics: a breadth topic - option 1E ‘Russia 1917-91: from Lenin to Yeltsin’ and a depth topic - option 2E.2 ‘The German Democratic Republic, 1949-90'.  

In Year 13, students study a breadth and depth topic: option 35.1: Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763-1914. They must also complete a Historical Enquiry – this is the coursework option and students write a piece of coursework based on change and continuity in Russia and the USSR from the era of the Tsars to the Communist era.

Assessment

Coursework - 20%

Exam - 80%

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years

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