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History

History challenges students to analyse the cause and consequences of significant historical events and developments over time.  It also assesses a student's ability to evaluate primary source material and claims made by historians.

At a glance: History A Level

Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in History or English Language

Teacher to contact: Mr Neal Watkin

Is this the course for you?  Are you  interested in: Analysing information? Discussion and debate? Research? Independent reading? Evaluating evidence? 

Progression: Most degree courses and many careers.  kills of analysis and argument and excellent communication skills are highly valued by universities and employers.  Careers include law, commerce, media, civil service, journalism, management, museum work and teaching.

Teaching Methods: Discussions, seminars, role-plays, debates, presentations, film, group activities.   Educational Visits to St Petersburg, Krakow/Berlin and lectures in London.

Exam Board: AQA

Taster Activity for History