"My adherence to the Communist Party is the logical outcome of my whole life." Pablo Picasso
We offer a choice of two courses, as well as a choice of coursework topics within each of these courses. Crisis, Conflict and Communism focuses upon life under Communist regimes in the Twentieth Century, including the Soviet Union and East Germany.
"I really enjoyed history this year. The course content covered interesting topics and teachers helped us explore these using different techniques in a positive environment. Support is always available." Maddy Custerson, History student.
The Crisis, Conflict and Communism course consists of:
Tsars and Communists: Russia and its Rulers, 1855-1964
War to Wall: Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany, 1919-63
Invasion and War: The Glorious Revolution and the Making of Georgian Britain, 1678-c.1760
Coursework: once here you choose from topics such as The Crusades, Early Modern Witch Hunts, The French Revolution and The Cold War
GCSE grade 6 in History
GCSE grade 6 in English, Language or Literature [must also have minimum grade 4 in History, if studied]
History is one of the most widely respected A Level subjects and is repeatedly cited by admissions tutors at the most competitive universities as good preparation for their courses, particularly those in law, politics, economics, English, modern languages, art history, archaeology, philosophy, sociology and theology.