Course aims

  • Study the social, cultural, economic, religious and political aspects of a diverse range of countries, including Britain
  • Develop key skills such as observation, analysis and argument through studying a variety of periods of History across over 200 years
  • Promote an understanding of the present through the past
  • Study change over time in a unit of study that covers 100 years of change
  • Look at a period of History in depth over 20 to 40 years
  • Encourage independent research and the ability to locate and sift facts
  • Improve written communication and essay writing
  • Prepare students for degree level studies

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in GCSE History (a Grade 6 is preferred).

If you haven’t taken GCSE History then a minimum of a Grade 5 (a Grade 6 is preferred) in GCSE English is required.

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Summer WorkHistoryStaff Contact:Mr O Banwell & Ms A Keir

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