Key Stage 5 History
Exam Board and Specification
We deliver the Pearson Edexcel History course, which is assessed with three examinations in Year 13 and a piece of coursework that is researched, planned and written during Year 13.
- The crusades, c1095–1204
- England and the Angevin Empire in the reign of Henry II, 1154–89
- Protest, agitation and parliamentary reform in Britain, c1780–1928
- Coursework: The causes of the First Crusade
During Year 13, students visit London, touring round parliament for their study of reform in the 19th and 20th centuries and visiting the Tower of London for their course on medieval England.
We also offer the opportunity for Years 12 and 13 students to visit a conference, led by medieval history professors, to help deepen their understanding of the crusades.