Exam Board: AQA

In Year 12, you will engage in the “Breadth Study”, which will give you the opportunity to understand change and continuity over a period of 100+ years. 

The “Depth Study” will enable you to focus on key historical concepts including cause, consequence and significance over a short period of time. 

In Year 13, the “Historical Investigation” provides a unique and exciting opportunity to develop your skills of enquiry, research analysis and communication. 

In all three elements of the course you will develop your skills in using and evaluating historical sources. 


80% examination
20% coursework


Our general entry requirements are that you will need a minimum of five Grade 6s in your GCSEs to study A-Levels.

You need to have studied GCSE History to join this course. However, students who have not done History but have a grade 8 or above in either of the English GCSEs may enrol on the course.