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History A Level at St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls

Course description

During the course students cover a range of topics and will develop sources analysis and evaluation skills, essay writing skills, the ability to construct a historical interpretations, debate and read in-depth historical material.

Entry requirements

Grade B GCSE History

GCSE English (at Grade C or above) is required

GCSE Maths (at Grade C or above) is not required


AS Units

  • Y112: Britain 1900–1951 (Enquiry topic: England and a New Century c.1900–1918)
  • Y213: The French Revolution and the rule of Napoleon 1774–1815

A2 Units

  • Y100: Topic based essay. Learners will complete a 3,000 to 4,000 word essay on a topic of their choice.
  • Y319: Civil Rights in the USA 1865—1992


Future opportunities

History is a diverse subject that lends itself well to almost any career. The study of History at University is a sound foundation for a career in Law, Social Research, Journalism, TV Research and the Civil Service.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 24 March 2017
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