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History - A Level at The Latymer School

Course description

Studying A Level History will allow students to develop empathy and understanding of the actions and achievements of others. A Level History teaches you to build up a picture from the evidence that has been left and become skilled at asking questions, sometimes awkward questions. Students have to be prepared to put their case and argue it well, use evidence to draw conclusions and make judgements and as a result develop a deeper understanding of the past and valuable skills.

AQA Unit 1H: Tsarist and Communist Russia 1855-1964 (40% of A-Level) The course takes us on a journey from the Emancipation of the Serfs, to the pivotal 1917 Revolution and the subsequent creation and operation of the Soviet state.

AQA Unit 2E: The English Revolution 1625-1660 (40% of the A-Level)

This unit is a depth study into the conflicts that emerged between King and Parliament over issues concerning religion, politics and the economy. This will encompass Civil War, regicide and experimentation in governance. Students will have the opportunity to explore the events surrounding arguably the most turbulent and most radical period of British history.

AQA Unit 3 Coursework: Great Britain and the Irish Question 1801-1921 (20% of A-Level)

Students will produce one essay of 3000-3500 words, based on students’ own personal study of the troubled and fascinating relationship between Britain and Ireland.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Latymer School directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2017
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  • Start date: Next September