History

Type of qualification – A Level
Exam Board – OCR

Course Description

A level History at S6C covers nearly 1000 years of history from the Crusades to 20th century British politics.

This course will not only introduce you to an impressive range of histories covering medieval, early modern and modern periods, but also to social, political and religious issues giving you the best possible preparation for further study in any humanities area.

You will learn how to form detailed and evidence-based arguments on a range of topics, whilst developing your skills of independent analysis.

What next?

History provides a firm basis for study at degree level in a multitude of disciplines. It is a highly valued subject and considered by employers to provide a wide range of skills which are readily transferable to the world of work.

Topics

British History 1930-1997

The Crusades and the Crusader States

Tutor Rebellions

Assessment

Examination 80%

Coursework 20%

Additional Activities

Essay tutorials

Trip to Churchill War Rooms

Student Financial Contribution: Purchase of course textbooks

Entry Requirements

Þ Minimum 5 GCSES at grade 4 or above

Þ At least grade 6 in GCSE History and 5 in GCSE English

What Our Students Think

“There is never a dull moment in class. I have never worked so hard but I love it!”

Gabriel, previously Avon Valley College