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History

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

The new AQA specification A Level History course at Wickersley has been designed to help students understand the significance of historical events, the roles of individuals in history and the nature of change over time. Students will be examining over 200 years of both British and European history through a breadth and depth study. There has never been a better time to study history - the past is alive, dynamic, controversial and hugely relevant. History is constantly being written and rewritten, contested and reinterpreted. History is more than simply looking backwards and studying the past - it is also about critically engaging with the present and future. In today's climate it is more important than ever to learn from the mistakes of the past.

3. Entry requirements

5 A* - C GCSE

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

AS Two written exams at the end of Y12 1 hour 30 minutes Two questions (one compulsory) 50 marks 50% of AS A2 Two written exams at the end of Y13 2 hours 30 minutes Three questions (one compulsory) 80 marks 40% of A Level Personal study 3000-3500 words 40 marks 20% of A Level Marked by teachers, moderated by AQA

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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