Exam Board: AQA


Course Content: Year 12

Breadth topic: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 including Henry VII and Henry VIII. 

Depth Topic: Italy, Fascism WWI and Mussolini 1900-1945


Course Content: Year 13

Breadth topic: The Tudors: England 1485-1603 including Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. 

Depth Topic: Italy, Fascism, WWII and Mussolini 1900-1945

Historical Investigation Coursework: Research essay on a topic of your choice.



This qualification is linear; students will sit all exams at the end of their two-year course.


80% examination and 20% coursework


Career Opportunities:

Developing skills of communication, analysis, argument and thinking makes History is ideal for a variety of careers including Law, Media, Management, Police and Teaching as well as Heritage work.


Entry Requirements:

Grade 6 History GCSE, ideally with a Grade 6 in English Language as well.  History is best selected with a combination of other A level courses.