History AS Level at Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy
This course enables candidates to study: • significant events, individuals and issues; • a range of historical perspectives; • the diversity of society;
This course enables candidates to study:
· significant events, individuals and issues;
· a range of historical perspectives;
· the diversity of society;
· the history of more than one country or state;
- a substantial element of English history;
The course is for keen and hard working students who have successfully achieved grade B or higher at GCSE History. It is also available to some suitable students who did not study History at GCSE, but have achieved a grade B or higher at GCSE English.
Formative assessment during the course will occur informally in class, through your class work and homework and through assessed tasks.
Summative assessment is an hour and a half exam on each unit. Each exam has the same value (100 marks) and candidates will answer two questions from three on the paper.
You can move on to A2 level study if you achieve a grade ‘D’ or better at A-Level. History is a popular subject for employers as it demonstrates a student has the ability to look at problems from all sides and is able to consider different interpreations of any situation.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy directly.