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History - A Level at Bourne Academy

Course description

The aim of A level History at Bourne Academy is to provide an exciting range of different historical periods from the Ancient to the Modern World and give you a window into the past. We believe that understanding of the past is key to understanding the future.Historians learn to appreciate multiple perspectives, cultures and assess different interpretations.

Course content

A Level History is a highly valued qualification for both university applications and employers. The Russell Group of 20 top UK universities identifies History A level as one of the sought after 8 Facilitating subjects. With a History qualification you will be prepared for numerous careers where analytical and critical reasoning skills are highly valued. Careers include Law, Politics, publishing, journalism, media, teaching, museums alongside business and commerce, public sector administration and the charity and voluntary sectors.

Entry requirements

GCSE C or above in History and GCSE Grade B English Language

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 September 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


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    • We believe Bourne Academy offers a unique environment for post-16 education. Our aim is to give each student an opportunity to shape their futures; to develop self-worth, to become more confident competent citizens.

      Our sixth formers are young men and women on the cusp of further education at University, College or new careers.

      We believe that hard work, effective personal organisation and a happy student atmosphere are crucial to success. Not only can our students leave the school with the exam results they can be proud of but also the skills to further develop their talents in the next phase of their lives. We like to entrust our students with a degree of responsibility for their own learning and personal development, within a framework of support and guidance.