History

Director of Humanities 
Miss Neal
Head of Department 
Mrs Griffiths
Teachers Mr A. Sawdon

Qualification 

  • A Level 

Examination Board 

  • Edexcel 

Assessment Make Up 

Year 12 

Route F: Searching for rights and freedoms in the twentieth century 

  • Paper 1, Option 1F: In search of the American Dream: the USA (30%) 
  • Paper 2, Option 2F.2: South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’ (20%) 

Year 13 (to be confirmed) 

  • Paper 3, Option 35.1: Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763–1914 (30%) 
  • Paper 4, Historical Enquiry (coursework): South Africa and Apartheid (20%)

Coursework Deadline

  • Easter of Year 13

Examination Dates

  • AS History: 

Paper 1: TBC

Paper 2: TBC

 

  • A Level History: 

To be confirmed

Recommended reading 

Paper 1 and 2 

  • Edexcel AS/A Level History, Paper 1&2: Searching for rights and freedoms in the 20th century Student Book (ISBN 9781447985334) 

Paper 1 

  • Heinemann Advanced History: The USA 1917-1945 (ISBN 9780435327231) 
  • Access to history: Civil Rights in the USA 1945-1968 (ISBN 9780340965832) 
  • The Age of Reagan: A History, 1974-2008 (ISBN 97-0060744809) 

Paper 2 

  • Mandela for Beginners (9781874166221) 
  • Long Walk To Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (ISBN 9780349106533) 
  • South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid. Seminar Studies In History (ISBN 9781408245644)