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15/02/19

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15/02/19

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Another good day for the sports teams. As the year 10 boys football team won in a convincing 2-0 win over Bow School. While, the year 7 & 8 basketball team were narrowly defeated in their first basketball game of the year against . https://t.co/sKDLe23SNN

14/02/19

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14/02/19

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14/02/19

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14/02/19

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14/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

13/02/19

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Well done to the year 7 boys football team! The team were victorious in an emphatic 8-2 win against Eastlea Community School. Our joint MOM’s were Christian with his 4 goals ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️ & Vlad who was a rock in defence. Well done boys 👏⚽️ https://t.co/s8NPCvKqjI

12/02/19

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12/02/19

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This afternoon, the year 12 CTEC class delivered some excellent sports sessions to various year 7 & 8 students as part of their sports coaching unit. ⚽️🏀🏓 https://t.co/EbpQHZKllm

11/02/19

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"...asking a Year 7 ‘What is English?’ the student said, ‘Analysing texts’ and when asked ‘Why?’ the reply came ‘To prepare for tests." Brilliant article from on the case for the authentic experience of English https://t.co/hVuuW4gJ5A

11/02/19

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08/02/19

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08/02/19

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06/02/19

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06/02/19

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06/02/19

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"I have also found my colleagues at Chobham Academy to be very helpful and knowledgeable, and I feel like I am part of a family." Meet Dario, who is training to teach Physics at through the programme https://t.co/u0KCf9yQG3

05/02/19

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A-level History

A Level History (Edexcel)

Aims

To enable students to:

  • read widely and independently set texts and others that they have selected for themselves
  • engage critically and creatively with a substantial body of texts and ways of responding to them
  • develop and effectively apply their knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation
  • explore the contexts of the texts they are reading and others’ interpretations of them
  • undertake independent and sustained studies to deepen their appreciation and understanding of English literature, including its changing traditions.

Qualification at a glance

Paper 1: Breadth study with interpretations

Externally assessed

30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students take one of the following options:

1A: The crusades, c1095-1204

1B: England, 1509-1603: authority, nation and religion

1C: Britain, 1625-1701: conflict, revolution and settlement

1D: Britain, c1785-c1870: democracy, protest and reform

1E: Russia, 1917-91: from Lenin to Yeltsin

1F: In search of the American Dream the USA, c1917-96

1G: Germany and West Germany, 1918-89

1H: Britain transformed, 1918-97

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Students answer three questions: one from Section A, one from Section B and one from Section C.
  • Sections A and B comprise a choice of essays that assess understanding of the period in breadth (AO1)
  • Section C comprises one compulsory question that assesses the ability to analyse and evaluate historical interpretations (AO3).

 

Paper 2: Depth study

Externally assessed

20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students take one of the following options:

2A.1: Anglo-Saxon England and the Anglo-Norman Kingdom, c1053-1106

2A.2: England and the Angevin Empire in the reign of Henry II, 1154-89

2B.1: Luther and the German Reformation, c1515-55

2B.2: The Dutch Revolt, c1563-1609

2C.1: France in revolution, 1774-99

2C.2: Russia in revolution, 1894-1924

2D.1: The unification of Italy, c1830-70

2D.2: The unification of Germany, c1840-71

2E.1: Mao’s China, 1949-76

2F.1: India, c1914-48: the road to independence

2F.2: South Africa, 1948-94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’

2G.1: The rise and fall of fascism in Italy, c1911-46

2G.2: Spain, 1930-78: republicanism, Francoism and the re-establishment of democracy

2H.1: The USA, c1920-55: boom, bust and recovery

2H.2: The USA, 1955-92: conformity and challenge

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Students answer two questions: one from Section A and one from Section B.
  • Section A comprises one compulsory question for the option studies, based on two sources. It assesses source analysis and evaluation skills (AO2)
  • Section B comprises a choice of essays that assess understanding of the period in depth (AO1)

 

Paper 3: Themes in breadth with aspects in depth

Externally assessed

30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students take one of the following options:

30: Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII, 1399-1509

31: Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485-1603

32: The Golden Age of Spain, 1474-1598

33: The witch craze in Britain, Europe and North America, c1580-c1750

34.1: Industrialisation and social change in Britain, 1759-1928: forging a new society

34.2: Poverty, public health and the state in Britain, c1780-1939

35.1: Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763-1914

35.2: The British experience of warfare, c1790-1928

36.1: Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain, c1780-1928

36.2: Ireland and the Union, c1774-1923

37.1: The changing nature of warfare, 1859-1991: perception and reality

37.2: Germany, 1871-1990: united, divided and reunited

38.1: The making of modern Russia, 1855-1991

38.2: The making of modern China, 1860-1997

39.1: Civil rights and race relations in the USA, 1850-2009

39.2: Mass media and social change in Britain, 1882-2004

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • Students answer three questions: one from Section A, one from Section B and one from Section C.
  • Section A comprises one compulsory question for the option studied, assessing source analysis and evaluation skills (AO2).
  • Section B comprises a choice of essays that assess understanding of the period in depth (AO1).
  • Section C comprises a choice of essays that assess understanding of the period in breadth (AO1).

 

Coursework

Internally assessed, externally moderated

20% of the total qualification

Overview of assessment

  • Students complete a single assignment on a question set by the centre.
  • The assignment will assess the ability to carry out a historical enquiry, analysing and evaluating historical interpretations, and organising and communicating the findings (AO1/AO3)

 

Assessment Objectives

Students must:

% in GCE

AO1

Demonstrate, organise and communicate knowledge and understanding to analyse and evaluate the key features related to the periods studied, making substantiated judgements and exploring concepts, as relevant, of cause, consequence, change, continuity, similarity, difference and significance

55

AO2

Analyse and evaluate appropriate source material, primary and/or contemporary to the period, within its historical context

20

AO3

Analyse and evaluate, in relation to the historical context, different ways in which aspects of the past have been interpreted

25

Total

100%