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Component 1 Breadth Study
The making of a Superpower: United States of America 1865 to 1975
40% of the A level assessed at the end of the course by a 2 ½ hour exam.
Component 2 Depth Study
Religious conflict and the Church in England 1529 – 1570.
40% of the A Level assessed at the end of the course by a 2 ½ hour exam.
Component 3 Historical Investigation
Tsardom and Communism: Russia 1855 to 1953
20% of the A Level assessed during the course by a 3,500 word coursework essay.
There are university lecture days and there is an active History Society. The Department also hosts the Sheffield Branch of the Historical Association.
Birkdale School - Independent day school for boys 4-18, girls 4-7, co-educational Sixth Form
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