History A Level at Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
In essence History is about studying real people whose lives, actions and decisions in the past have dramatically shaped the world in which we live today. As such, if you think that people are fascinating and want to work with people in the future, there is no more interesting subject to study. History helps to create balanced individuals with a real respect for evidence and the ability to understand both sides of an argument before reaching a balanced judgement. In studying Modern British history and either American or Russian history you will come across fascinating material; you will be encouraged to study the interpretations of historians as well as reaching your own independent judgement about key trends. You do need to enjoy reading and be comfortable communicating your ideas both orally and in a written form. In the words of one student
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School directly.