The Course

A Level History provides students with opportunities to explore key political, economic and social events which have helped shape today’s Institutions, Governments and Societies.  It prepares students for a range of careers both related to historical context and the wider employment context.  It will allow students to develop skills which are transferable and highly valued by employers.

 

UNIT

OPTION

ASSESSMENT / WEIGHTING

AS 1

Historical Investigations and Interpretations

Option 5

The Nazis and Germany 1918 – 1945

1 hour 30 min exam

50% AS

25% A Level

AS 2

Conflict and Change in Europe

Option 5

Russia  1903 – 1941

Or

Option 6

Italy 1914 – 1943

1 hour 30 min exam

50% AS

25% A Level

A2 1

Change Over Time

Clash of Ideologies

1900 – 2000

20% of A Level

1 hour 15 min exam

1 essay

A2 2

Historical Investigations and Interpretations

Partition of Ireland

1900 – 1925

30% of A Level

2 hour exam

Sources + 1 essay