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History at Cox Green School

Course description

At Cox Green School we study Edexcel History. The units we have selected are:

· Year 12: In Search for the American Dream and South Africa and Apartheid.

· Year 13: Experience of Warfare and Course Work

A summary of the topics studied can be found below, but the full syllabus and can be downloaded at: - a - levels/history - 2015.html

Course content

Further information: If you have queries regarding any aspect of this course please contact Miss Ayre, Learning Leader for History, at:

Entry requirements

B grade at GCSE level in this subject.


Candidates studying AS must take 2 exams. (Year 12) Candidates studying A Level must sit three exams and complete a piece of coursework. (Year 13)

Future opportunities

By the end of the course students will have learned how to argue effectively, backing their points with evidence; how to evaluate and analyse information and how to weigh up evidence and communicate complex ideas. These skills are recognised and valued by employers, universities and colleges. History remains one of the most respected and valued A Levels. History combines well with arts subjects and the sciences, providing a broad base of qualifications. It also provides an excellent foundation for many popular careers, e.g. Law, Business, Sales, Marketing, Journalism, Media and Film.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cox Green School directly.

Last updated date: 06 November 2017

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