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History A Level at Tor Bridge High

Course description

A qualification in History is well respected by employers in all types of industries especially in law, the civil service, public services (such as the police force), local government and management of all kinds. FE and HE recognise it as being extremely
valuable in that it prepares students well for future study.

Course content

Russia under the Tsars and the Revolution
Russia under Stalin
England under the Tudors
A personal study

Entry requirements

A curiosity about the past and an interest in the world today.

GCSE History is not necessarily a prerequisite. A commitment to hard work, an enjoyment of reading and the ability to argue are characteristics which are most likely to lead to success.

There is an expectation that students have either a grade B in GCSE History or for those that have not taken the subject at GCSE least a grade 5 in English.


A combination of exams and individual study. All examinations are at the end of Year 13. You will sit two exams of 2.5 hours each, one for each of the main modules you study. Each is worth 40% of your final A-Level grade.

You will also complete a personal study in Year 13. this is a piece of course work that will be worth 20% of your final grade.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tor Bridge High directly.

Last updated date: 17 January 2018

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