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A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.

What is it?    

History allows you to look beyond the headlines and to ask key questions. You will learn to evaluate source material and hone this invaluable skill across a wide variety of topics and time periods.

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

To say that the teachers in the College's History department are passionate about their subject is to do them a huge disservice. They live and breathe what they teach and their passion and drive is shown in their students' outcomes every single year.

What will I study?    

The course includes studying Russia & the USSR under Lenin through to Yeltsin 1917-91, Mao's China 1949-76, and protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain c. 1780-1928.

How will I be assessed?    

80% exams at the end of Year 2; 20% coursework.

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

History provides a background to our cultural tradition and a better appreciation of our present, along with nurturing your abilities to analyse and argue points of debate using reliable sources and facts.  

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