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History AS/A2 Level at Chichester High School for Girls

Course description

UNIT 1: Breadth study with interpretations: Topic 1H:Britain transformed, 1918–97

UNIT 2: Depth Study: Topic 2H2:The USA 1955-1992Conformity and Change

UNIT 3: Themes in breadth with aspects in depth:Topic 35.1: Britain losing and gaining an      Empire1776-1914

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Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above with a grade B in English.

Assessment

Paper 1 is a breadth study worth 30% of theA-Level grade.

This is assessed by written exam lasting 2 hours and 15minutes. Three questions must be answered. Two questionsare essays that assess the breadth of the time period. Thethird question evaluates historical interpretations.

Paper 2 is a depth study worth 20% of the A-Level grade.

This is assessed by written exam lasting 1 hour and 30minutes. Students must answer two questions. The firstquestion is source based. The second question is an essay.

Paper 3 is a theme in breadth with aspects of depth and isworth 30% of the A-Level grade. This is assessed by writtenexam lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes. Three questions mustbe answered. Question 1 is source based. Question 2 and 3are essays.

Coursework:Germany 1890-1991. This is a singleassignment worth 20% of the A-Level grade.

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How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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