“My highlight of the History course was the Berlin trip. I felt truly connected to the stories of the Holocaust that we’d learnt about in class. It was very moving.”
This is a very interesting and engaging course that will delve into a multitude of exciting topics, including aspects of English/international history, politics, and legal, social, and economic developments from the 17th to the 20th century. During this AS/A-Level course, you will explore why traditional political systems, such as the monarchy, were challenged by new ideas and revolutionary movements. You will look at how said events helped create a more democratic system of government, which includes the dictatorships and democracy in Germany and England.
This course will also delve into how the world we all live in today has been shaped by wars and conflicts, such as the English Civil Wars, the First World War, and the Cold War. Additionally, you will investigate change and continuity in political systems, discovering the differences between Nazi Germany and the democracy that grew in West Germany in the 1950s. A central theme of this course will be power, specifically, how it has been shared between people, governments, and leaders.