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Humanities - GCSE at George Salter Academy

Course description

Humanities is a popular Level 2 subject which gives students the opportunity to look at society, culture and faith within the context of a piece of coursework.

Progression routes from this course

This course allows students to ensure they have a very solid foundation of English which will then enable them to access other A-level courses in the future.


Core unit 1:

• Section A: Culture and Beliefs

• Section B: Environmental Issues

Option unit 2:

• Patterns of Family Life

• Conflict and Co-operation


Coursework unit: one assignment, 2,500 words in total.

Two examinations in May/June. Both of the examinations contain a prereleased source booklet which means you can have a think about what some of the questions will be before the examination.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year