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History A level at King Edward VI Grammar School

Course description

Students will undertake an in-depth study of British and European History from the nineteenth to the twenty first century, and acquire many important transferable skills.

Course content

What will I study for A Level? Unit 1 Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964 Autocracy, Reform and Revolution, 1855-1917 The Soviet Union, 1917-1964 Unit 2 The Making of Modern Britain, 1951-2007 Building a new Britain, 1951-1979 Modern Britain, 1979-2007 Unit 3 Historical Investigation – Coursework Unit


How is the A level course assessed? Unit 1 40% Written paper, 2 hours 30 minutes Unit 2 40% Written paper, 2 hours 30 minutes Unit 3 20% Extended essay of 3000 – 3500 words

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years