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Ancient History AS/A2 Level at St Philip Howard Catholic High School

Course description

Ancient History AS and A2 will suit you if you: • enjoy finding out about the past, particulary the ancient world • enjoy investigation and discovery • want to improve your analytical and communication skils • enjoy working more independently and/or part of a group • want to examine evidence and make up your own mind.

Course content

First year (AS)
Unit 1: Britain in the Roman Empire
Unit 2: Athenian Democracy

Second year (A2)
Unit 3: The Culture of Athens 449-399BC
Unit 4: Either - The Fall of the Roman Republic OR - The Invention of Imperial Rome

In this subject you will develop a knowledge and understanding of how to: 
• analyse and evaluate historial evidence, including the problems of reliability
• interpret ancient sources and come to conclusions, supported by evidence
• communicate a powerful and effective argument

Entry requirements

No previous study of the stubject required.


AS: 100% Exam based (2 papers, one on each unit); A2: 100% Exam based (2 papers, one on each unit).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philip Howard Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 11 December 2015
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