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03/07/19

Fab job Year 4 for taking part in the Bikeability level 1 - we are all proud of you!

24/05/19

Well done to all the children in Primary for their great efforts in the walk to school week

17/05/19

Our students are enjoying the sunshine in Alicante https://t.co/tAKKjl4DlQ

17/05/19

Our students are really getting stuck in on their trip to Alicante https://t.co/FmFOIhZ0Bn

14/05/19

Our trip to the Science Museum was so much fun - very proud of our student's behaviour https://t.co/px0JAtoERH

14/05/19

Our Year 8 students had a wonderful time visiting Alexandra Palace https://t.co/MpEHGvI23D

07/05/19

Congratulations to Columbinus Louisy - Chartwell's unit manager and team - who achieved the top rating 5 for food hygiene at Harris Academy Tottenham. Well done!

03/05/19

The opening of our sports hall was a great occasion https://t.co/1RcOe92p8t

03/05/19

Very proud of our students at the opening of our new sports hall https://t.co/O9ZM0deX9k

03/05/19

Impressed by the talent performing at the opening of our new sports hall https://t.co/A7uy6kHCg0

03/05/19

A lovely picture of our principal, Ms Kattenhorn, with Stormzy as he opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday https://t.co/mnP3uIfANq

03/05/19

A message from Stormzy who opened our fabulous new sports hall yesterday https://t.co/UDEH2hpmh8

26/04/19

Looking forward to our workshop for students interested in a career in medicine

25/04/19

Looking forward to DofE and planning our next steps at the meeting on Friday

05/04/19

My tutor group are keen to start using our new sports facilities https://t.co/maTSju2wnp

05/04/19

Excited to take my house to see the new sports hall https://t.co/GkoFI7YgF1

04/04/19

Looking forward to our celebration assemblies tomorrow

04/04/19

A huge well done to Year 3 and 4 for such a great music performance today. We were all very impressed!

04/04/19

Well done to all our Year 3 and 4 children who made excellent egg scenes for our Easter Exhibition. They were all amazing!

04/04/19

A huge well done to our Reception, Year 1 and 2 children for making wonderful Easter bonnets and putting on an amazing Easter Bonnet Parade!

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A-Level History

A Level History

Specification: Edexcel

Method of Assessment: Examination – 80%, Coursework 20%

Course Overview: The course is designed for students with a passion for History and the hunger for intellectual challenge! It enables students to develop a geographical and chronologically broad understanding of modern for History.

The A level is excellent preparation for studying modern History at degree level. There may also be opportunities to travel abroad as part of this course. High expectation on completion of tasks including essays. A minimum of 5 hours homework a week comprised of writing and reading.

Units Studied:

 

Paper 1: Breadth with interpretations

In search of the American Dream: the USA, 1917 – 96

30% of A Level

(2 hours 15 minutes    - Three essay based questions)

 

Paper 2:  Depth Study

South Africa, 1948 – 94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’

20% of A Level

(1 hour 30 minutes written paper; one source-based question; one depth essay)

 

Paper 3: Themes in breadth with aspects in depth

Britain losing and gaining an empire 1763 – 1914

30% of A level

(2 hours 15 minutes written paper; one essay question and one source-based question)

 

Coursework: Historical Enquiry

Historical Enquiry - Chosen by student

20% of A Level

Coursework – (one extended essay of approximately 3000 - 4000 words)

Entry Requirements:

Students require a minimum of 7 GCSE’s at grade 5 or above or equivalent, including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 in History.

Reading Materials / Resources: (Please do not purchase as they are not finalised).

Any pre- reading about topics is highly recommended. Students invited to taster day will be given a reading list for the Summer holidays.

 

Career Opportunities

History is a very well-respected qualification with many employers and universities. It can lead to a gateway of opportunities including:

  • Journalism / Writing
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Publishing
  • International Relations/ Diplomacy
  • Teaching
  • Media and PR

 

History provides students with key transferrable skills such as analysis, argument, enquiry and self-management developed through this course provide a strong foundation for university study more broadly.

For more information, please contact Ms Brobbey c/o sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

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