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History at Astrea Academy Sheffield

Course description

Paper 1 – Option 1H – Britain transformed: 1918-1997

Paper 2 – Option 2H.1 – The USA, c1920-55: Boom, bust and recovery

Paper 3 – Option 34.2 – Poverty, public health and the state in Britain – c1880-1939

Coursework – Impact of the New Deal on America - Interpretations

Entry requirements

GCSE History Grade 6


80% Exam and 20% coursework

Paper 1 – 30%

Paper 2 – 20%

Paper 3 – 30%

Coursework – 20%

Future opportunities

If you are enthusiastic about studying the past, fascinated by the world around you, and wish to gain a deeper understanding of change over time, then History provides you with the knowledge to make sense of today’s world. A Level History is respected by employers and universities and complements many other subjects.

Students who study History can pursue careers in law, publishing, journalism, accountancy, the navy, medicine, drama, the civil service, construction, archaeology and education. This A Level would go well alongside other essay- based subjects and its topics compliment the Politics A Level course well.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 December 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September