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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

A level

 

Year 13

Paper 1

Germany

1918-45

  • Post-war Germany
  • The rise of Hitler
  • Life in Nazi Germany

Paper 2

Russia

1903-1941

  • Russia under the Tsar up to 1917
  • 1917: Revolution
  • The Bolsheviks consolidate power
  • Russia under Lenin and Stalin

This will be assessed by two exams, each one lasting 1 hour 30 minutes.

Year 14

Paper 1

Clash of Ideologies, 1900-2000

  • Russian foreign policy
  • The response of fascist and democratic governments

Paper 2

The Partition of Ireland, 1900-1925

  • Origins of unionism and nationalism
  • The Ulster Crisis up to 1914
  • The Easter Rising and Militant Republicanism
  • The formation of Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State

Like Year 13, assessment will be from two exams; Paper 1 lasting 1 hour 15 minutes and Paper 2 lasting 2 hours.