History (A Level) at Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College
History is a fascinating, enjoyable and challenging subject to study. Our A-level has been designed to help students understand the significance of historical events, the role of individuals in history and the nature of change over time. This will help them to gain a deeper understanding of the past through political, social, economic and cultural perspectives. The engaging topics available to students throughout the course will provide them with the knowledge and skills they require to succeed as A-level historians.
Students complete two modules. A breadth study and a development study. The development study considers the change and transformation that took place in Britain from 1851-1964. The depth study focuses on France in Revolution. 1774-1815. Both courses will develop students source analysis and essay writing skills. In addition students will complete a 3000 word essay on a subject of their choice covering a minimum of 100 years.
Min 5 in History & 5 in English + 3 other Grade 9-4 GCSEs
80% Examination. One for each module. 20% Non Examined Assessment (3000 word essay)
A further Education qualification in History is regarded with great esteem with Universities in application for academic subjects. In addition, a History qualification can also open the door for many exciting opportunities including, Local Government; Management; Teaching; Leisure and Tourism; Journalism; Politics and Law.
Home Learning and reading materials in advance of lessons will be expected.
How to apply
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