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A Level History at Sawtry Village Academy

Course description

History is a very popular course at A level, taught by highly qualified and experienced teachers. We cover a wide range of time periods, and give you the opportunity to study British, European and International History.

In Year 12 we study the Cold War in Asia 1945-1993 and Liberals, Conservatives and the Rise of Labour 1846-1918.

As part of the course, you’ll be given the opportunity to participate in on-line discussions throughout the year. These help you confirm your points of view on key issues, and you’ll also deliver presentations and debate in seminar-style lessons. The course is supported with a wide range of texts and support materials to help you. 

Entry requirements

Average points score of 42+ and at least grade C in GCSE English and Maths. An ability and willingness to carry out lots of background reading is important. It is also essential to be able to communicate well, both verbally and especially in writing. We welcome students who are keen to think independently and share their ideas within lessons.

Future opportunities

A Level History is highly respected by both employers and further education alike, as it is regarded as a highly academic and rigorous qualification. A Level History develops skills such as research, enquiry, analysis, questioning, communication and independent thinking, which are all valuable life skills and are essential for some job roles. Careers options are varied including jobs in law, journalism, politics and teaching, to name but a few.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sawtry Village Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 September 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September