Students with an enquiring mind will find this a fascinating course. You will study a wide range of history from Tudor History to Modern American History to the rise and fall of Nazi Germany. The course also offers you the opportunity to undertake a special investigation into a historical subject of your choice. The course will help you to develop important skills such as research, analysis, decision-making, presentation delivery using a variety of media, and teamwork.
How can we hope to understand the present if we have no comprehension of the past?
You will have the opportunity to participate in a residential trip to Berlin in Year 12 and Model United Nations Conferences in both Years 12 and 13. You will also be able to attend student lectures in London. You will have access to the well-stocked History section in the Learning Resource Centre.
Please refer to The John of Gaunt Sixth Form entry requirements.
Two years to complete the full A Level.
This course will give a real advantage to students wishing to study History, Archaeology, Cultural Studies and Heritage Studies. It is a recommended course if you are interested in studying Law at university.
The course will prepare you for a range of opportunities in the heritage industries as well as a variety of careers ranging from Journalism, Law, Publishing, Management Consultancy and Politics to the Civil and Diplomatic Services and teaching.