AS/A2 Levels: History at Hind Leys College (Iveshead School)
History is the study of events which have shaped the development and characteristics of humanity. We consider events in depth, and also consider change and development over time.
Students will study either 3 components as part of their History A Level or 2 components for the AS Level. Components 1 and 2 are assessed via examination, whilst Component 3 is assessed via a 3,500 word essay (A Level only).
Minimum of grade 4 in English and grade 5 in Maths and 3 other A*-C GCSEs including a minimum grade C if student has taken GCSE History.
All examinations require students to answer source and non-source questions. Component 1 (Breadth Study) - The Tudors; England, 1485-1603 (50% of AS, 40% of A Level) Component 2 (Depth Study) - France In Revolution, 1774-1815 (50% of AS, 40% of A Level) Component 3 (Historical Investigation) - 3,500 word essay on Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964 (20% A Level only).
This course is suitable for students who wish to pursue careers in politics, journalism, archaeology, conservation, tourism, genealogy, performance and many others.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask for Mr Chisholm or Miss Shelley Palmer.
How to apply
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