What will I learn?
The specification that we will be following asks historical questions that encourage you to investigate key ideas and develop skills in enquiry and investigation from the three course components listed below:
• Thematic study and historic environment: Medicine in Britain c1250-present and the British sector of the Western Front; 1914-18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.
• Period study and British depth study: The depth studies will be Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509–40 and the thematic study will be The American West, c1835-c1895
• Modern depth study: Weimar and Nazi Germany 1919-39
How will I be assessed?
Each part of the course has a separate exam at the end of the Year 11. Skills to be developed will be: source work skills, looking at historical sites, developing your knowledge and understanding of topics studied at KS3.
Are there any entry requirements?
Where could it lead?
A levels in History, Politics, English and Law. The skills developed lend themselves to careers in TV and media research, teaching, museum curation, heritage industry, law, politics, civil service, police service, journalism, archaeology, marketing.
What would complement this course?
GCSE English, Media Studies and Latin.
Do you have a question about this course? Email the Head of Department