History at King Charles I School
History at A level offers an extension of areas studied at GCSE, including dictatorships and the Cold War but also an investigation into the history of countries we haven’t studied before.
* Learning about people - how they interact, the motives and emotions that can tear people apart into rival factions or help them to work together for a common cause (useful knowledge for team building at work!)
* Learning about countries, societies and cultures - so many of today’s conflicts and alliances have their roots in the past; how can you negotiate with, trade successfully with, or report on a country if you know nothing of its history?
* Learning to locate and sift facts - to identify truth and recognise myth, propaganda and downright lies (useful in every aspect of life!)
* Presenting what you’ve learned in a way that makes sense to others - whether in graphs, essays or illustrated reports - and having the confidence to defend your findings.
It would be desirable to have attained a grade C in GCSE History but students who have a grade B or better in GCSE English would be welcomed.
Anyone with a keen interest in History.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Charles I School directly.