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History A level at Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy

Course description

Year 12:

Route F: Searching for rights and freedoms in the twentieth century

Paper 1, Option 1F: In search of the American Dream: the USA (30% of A level)

  • The changing political environment 1917-80
  • The quest for civil rights 1917-90
  • Society and culture in change 1917-80
  • The changing quality of life 1917-80
  • The impact of the Reagan Presidency on the USA 1981-1996

Paper 2, Option 2F.2: South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’ (20% of A level)

  • The response to Apartheid 1948-59
  • Radicalisation of resistance and the consolidation of National Party power, 1960–68
  • Redefining resistance and challenges to National Party power, 1968–83
  • The end of apartheid and the creation of the ‘rainbow nation’, 1984–94


Year 13

Paper 3, Option 35.1: Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763–1914 (30% of A level)

Paper 4, Historical Enquiry (coursework): the American War of Independence (20% of A level)

Entry requirements

The minimum requirement to study at Knights Academy is at least 3 GCSEs A*-C plus English and Maths at grade 6

You will also be required to achieve a grade B in GCSE history

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 December 2016
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