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History A Level at Longfield Academy

Course description

Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of 100 and 200 year periods by presenting written arguments and evaluating and interpreting source material.

Subject material will include British History in the 20th Century, American Civil Rights and Witchcraft in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Students also complete an in-depth independent research enquiry on historical interpretations.

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

B in history OR 5 in English (language or literature)


A-Level: 3 examination papers and a coursework essay (4000 words)


Future opportunities

Degree in History, Legal Profession, Library Information, Politics, Publishing, Journalism, Archeologist, Insurance, Museum Assistant, Trading Standards.

How to apply

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Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years