Mr Jim Speake: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will study Germany past WW2 to the creation of the German Democratic Republic as well as the Soviet Experiment 1917-91. Further study includes the British Empire – The American Revolution, The Slave Trade, Australia, Canada, India, the Sudan, Hong Kong and Zanzibar. You will also undertake a historical enquiry, which is a university style dissertation on any historical controversy you have an interest in.
Exams: 3 Exams at the end of Y13 which make up 80% of the final grade.
The Historical Enquiry makes up 20% of the final grade.
Exam Board: Edexcel
A*-B: 37% | A*-C 89% | A*-E 100%
Sixth Form entry criteria plus:
GCSE grade 4 or above in History if taken.
GCSE Grade 5 or above in English Language
History is regarded as a facilitating subject and is welcomed by universities for almost any degree course.
Many politicians have History degrees.
Trips, Industry Links and Work Experience
Trips to Russia and Berlin