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History at Ashmole Academy

Course description

Units 1 and 2 are linked by the theme of revolution in the Early Modern and Modern period. Both papers require essay writing skills, source evaluation and analysis of historical interpretation.

  • Paper 1 – Britain, 1625-1701: conflict, revolution and settlement
  • Paper 2 – Russia in revolution, 1894-1924

Unit 3 will look at a theme over a hundred year period and will include case studies of particular events.

  • Paper 3 – The witch craze in Britain, Europe and North America c1580 – c1750

Unit 4 Coursework

  • Historical interpretations of the First World War

Assessment

Unit 1 – Exam – 2 hours 15 minutes A Level 30%

Unit 2 – Exam – 1 hour 30 minutes A Level 20%

Unit 3 – Exam – 2 hours 15 minutes A Level 30%

Unit 3 Coursework A Level 20%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ashmole Academy directly.

Last updated date: 28 February 2018