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History A-Level at The Warren School

Course description

Studying History will broaden your child’s horizons. Not only is it interesting but it helps young people understand and evaluate the world in which they live. It prepares pupils for their future and they will go to university or work feeling fully equipped and prepared to fulfil their dreams.

Course content

In year 12 and 13 those pupils opting for History will have 5 lessons each week. For both years they will have to complete two different topics. These run concurrently throughout the whole year. Although some of the topics are new in terms of content the pupils will draw upon the knowledge and skills developed in key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 History to ensure success.

Entry requirements

This course is open to pupils who have a genuine interest in the subject and who have gained a GCSE grade B and above in History and/or grade B and above for English literature.

Future opportunities

History is a popular subject at university level and is considered a facilitating subject by Russell Group universities. It can also form a basis for studying subjects such as Law, Politics, Sociology, Philosophy, Film studies and Journalism. Studying History can lead to a variety of careers, including lawyer, teacher, politician, museum curator, archivist, journalist, television presenter and any career which requires a research background, eg video game creator.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Warren School directly.

Last updated date: 25 June 2015

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