A-Level History at Silverdale
A-Level History : AQA: At Advanced level, History involves the study of both British and Modern American History, with separate teachers. Students further develop their skills of analysis and are encouraged to think critically about different interpretations of events. Students learn how to construct discursive essays and to evaluate the reliability of sources and analyse the evidence and perspective they present, to a higher level.
Under the new regulations this course has gone linear.
The Tudors in England 1485 – 1603
The American Dream. Reality and illusion 1945 - 80
Independent coursework centred on Germany 1865 - 1945 (3,500 words)
Grade 5 or above in GCSE English and Grade 5 or above in GCSE History.
The A Level will assess ALL content from both years of the course and will be examined in June of the second year of study. Continuous assessment will be used to inform the students progression in Year 13 and their registration for the A Level History exam.
History provides access to a wide variety of degree courses including History, Law, Social Sciences, English and other Humanities subjects. It also provides an extra breadth of study for those students considering Science degrees.
History graduates are highly sought after by employers for their analytical skill and go into a very wide range of employment areas.
You will be taught through classwork, groupwork and individual presentations. You will use a variety of books and articles, sources, diagrams, video’s and card sorting activities and use the internet for research and power point for some presentations.
How to apply
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