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History at Teddington School

Course description

Since many current issues are hugely influenced by events in the past, do you want to understand and explore how the modern world has evolved and why people in the past behaved as they did? Do you like to question, discuss and debate ideas and situations? A level History is a lively and provocative subject to study. Full of issues and arguments it will allow you to reflect on the experiences of people from across the centuries.

Course content

  • Option 1E: Russia, 1917-91: Lenin to Yeltsin                         
  • Option 2E: Mao’s China, 1949-76
  • Option 35.1: Britain: Losing and gaining an Empire, 1763-1914
  • Option 4: Coursework: Interpretations of causes of the Second World War

Entry requirements

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Future opportunities

Progression Routes

A good grade at A level History is recognised by all universities as a facilitating subject for entry into a wide range of undergraduate disciplines and courses.  Studying A level History also provides graduates the opportunity to enter into a wider range of occupations including Law, Journalism, Education, Financial Analyst and Business Consultant.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Two Years


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    • Our core purpose of our Sixth Form at Teddington is to focus on the individual student from the moment you join us and to ensure you realise your unique potential academically, physically and socially through dedicated, innovative and enthusiastic teaching and learning. We expect you to learn to take responsibility for your own learning and to demonstrate a committed and conscientious approach to your studies to enable you to carve and secure your future pathway.

      We believe that both excellence and progress should be equally celebrated. We believe we can achieve and aspire to greater things. We will accomplish this through the sharpening of our academic skills and social awareness which will allow us to adapt to an ever-changing society and become responsible citizens of tomorrow.

      Please take the time to invest in your future success by looking at the extensive range of courses and activities we have to offer and we look forward to discussing your future in our community sixth form.