What will you learn about?
The course concentrates on Modern World History and is split into 4 units.
QAN Code: 600/99077/0
Level: 1& 2
Exam Board: WJEC
A study in depth focusing on the evaluation of historical sources and interpretations of the past.
The USA : A Nation of Contrasts (topics include, The Roaring Twenties, Prohibition, Ku Klux Klan and Wall Street Crash)
A further study in depth focusing on key features and key concepts of History.
Russia in Transition, 1905-24 (topics include, Lenin + The Bolsheviks, The First World War and Russian Revolution)
An outline study focusing on chance and continuity in the twentieth century.
The development of Germany 1919-1991 (topics include, Rise of Hitler, Division of Germany, Cold War, Fall of the Berlin Wall)
Controlled assessment based on Britain and the First World War.
Unit 1: A written paper (1¼ hrs) worth 25% of the final grade – End of Year 11
Unit 2: A written paper (1¼ hrs) worth 25% of the final grade – End of Year 11
Unit 3: A written paper (1¼ hrs) worth 25% of the final grade – End of Year 11
Unit 4: A controlled assessment which is worth 25% of the final grade.
During the course, there are opportunities for:
- Intervention groups for both A-A* and C/D students
- Residential and day trips
History is recognised as an important element and contributing subject to the English Baccalaureate.