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History A Level at Lytham Sixth Form College

Course description

A History A level develops the skills of analysis and judgement, which allows students to gain confidence in writing and speaking persuasively. It also develops key research skills, along with an understanding of the media and its influential role in society. All these skills are highly relevant to university study and to the contemporary work environment. On this course, a varied curriculum brought to life through fascinating trips and visits, focuses predominantly on Early Modern History, specifically Britain and Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. There is also the opportunity to independently investigate a period of change in Modern History.

Entry requirements

In order to study this A level programme students must gain 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C or an equivalent full Level 2 qualification, including English Language and History at grade B.


A Levels are assessed by a mixture of coursework and exams.

Financial information

You could be eligible for a 16-19 bursary to help with education-related costs.

Further information

When filling in your application, we would be grateful if you would supply all the information we ask for as clearly as possible.Remember to include:- your full name, address and a contact number- the full name of the course/qualifications you’re applying for- the qualifications you have and/or are currently studying, including your predicted grades or grades already achievedYou will be invited for an interview, which is an informal opportunity to discuss your chosen course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lytham Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 September 2015
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