AS/A2 Level History

AS Level History

Pupils will complete two modules from the CCEA Examination Board. Additional materials including full specifications, assessment objectives, past papers and mark schemes are available at www.rewardinglearning.org.uk/microsites/history. Pupils will complete both modules in May/June of Year 13.

Russia 1903-1941 (worth 50% of AS and 25% of A Level)

  • Causes and consequences of the 1905 Revolution
  • Lenin & Revolution 1917-1924
  • Stalin & Revolution 1924-1941

Germany 1918 – 1945 (worth 50% of AS and 25% of A Level)

  • The Weimar Republic & the Rise of the Nazi Party 1918-1933
  • Nazi Germany 1933-1945

A2 Level History

Pupils will complete the following two modules in May/June of Year 14. Additional materials including full specifications, assessment objectives, past papers and mark schemes are available at www.rewardinglearning.org.uk/microsites/history.

Unionism and Nationalism in Ireland 1800-1900 (worth 20% of A Level)

  • GAA and Gaelic League;
  • IRB.
  • Land League;
  • Parnell
  • Daniel O’Connell;
  • Home Rule: aims and achievements
  • Unionists in the north and south of Ireland
  • Motives in upholding the Union

Partition of Ireland 1900-1925 (worth 30% of A Level)

  • Main developments of the Third Home Rule crisis of 1912-1914
  • The impact of the First World War on Irish politics;
  • The reasons for and assessment of the significance of the
  • Easter Rising of 1916;
  • The General Election of December 1918: reasons for the defeat of the IPP & the rise of Sinn Fein
  • The Government of Ireland Act of 1920: aims and assessment;
  • The Anglo-Irish War of 1919-1921:
  • The Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921
  • Civil war 1922-23
  • Northern Ireland in the early 1920s