AS and A-level History

Summer 2021 will be the final assessment for the following AS History (7041) components:

  • 7041/1B Spain in the Age of Discovery
  • 7041/1E Russia in the Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment
  • 7041/2C The Reformation in Europe
  • 7041/2F The Sun King: Louis XIV, France and Europe
  • 7041/2H France in Revolution
  • 7041/2K International Relations and Global Conflict
  • 7041/2T The Crisis of Communism: The USSR and the Soviet Empire
  • Teaching from: September 2015
  • Exams from: 2016 (AS), 2017 (A-level)
  • Specification code: 7041 7042
  • QAN code: 601/4974/7 (AS); 601/4973/5 (A-level)

We're confident you'll enjoy teaching our AS and A-level History specification and that it will enable your students to show what they can do. Have a look at our specification and assessment materials.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Past papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

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Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

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Teach

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Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

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Prepare your students for assessment. Past papers, mark schemes and example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 7 October 2020 Exam for A-level History Paper 1 (options A to L) (7042/1A to 1L)
    Series: November 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h 30m
  • 7 October 2020 Exam for AS History Paper 1 (options A to L) (7041/1A to 1L)
    Series: November 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 1h 30m
  • 12 October 2020 Exam for A-level History Paper 2 (options A to T) (7042/2A to 2T)
    Series: November 2020
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 2h 30m

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Juliette McGirr,
Teacher

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Tel: 0161 958 3861
Email: history@aqa.org.uk