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History A Level at Enfield Grammar School

Course description

Who is this course for?

Those with a keen interest in the world, especially politics
Those who enjoy searching, analysing, explaining and evaluation
History is a facilitating subject for quality universities and sits well on any CV. With such a highly transferable range of skills

Students who specialise in history can go on to become historical researchers, work in heritage organisations or become teachers.

Course content

History is the study of human beings and what we are like‐ I taffords a fantastic chance to explore what motivates people, how we got to where we are and how our lives are shaped by the past.
The history of one place is the history of many places and races‐ we care deeply about exploring these connections and encouraging pupils to pursue their own interests through their independent study units.
Learning to write an effective analytical and evaluative essay is akin to preparing for and succeeding in delivering a successful presentation‐ one of the most important of which is that of a Job interview.


Three exam papers and a piece of coursework

Britain 1930 to 1997 – Enquiry Topic Churchill 1930 to 1951 1½ hour exam ( 25%)
The American Revolution 1740– 1796 1 hour exam (15%)
Civil Rights in the USA 1865 – 1992 2 hour exam (40%)
Coursework: aspects of leadership e.g. Thatcher, Churchill, Martin Luther King 4000 words max.( 25%)
Skills: Mixture of Interpretation evaluations and analytical + evaluative essays.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Enfield Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 16 January 2018
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