Useful resources for Year 11 students

Early Modern (A Level)

Modern History (A Level)

History

The best preparation for A-level History is to read as widely as possible. We’ve selected some great things to get you started, as well as some links to interesting videos and podcasts you might enjoy:

General interest
History Extra and History Today both contain lots of free and interesting articles on a broad range of historical issues.

There are lots of very good History documentaries out there. The following link will take you to the ‘Timeline’ YouTube channel where you can pick something you find interesting.

The Crash Course History series gives a useful introduction to a number of topics:

Modern History

For Modern History you can get a taster of Britain in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century on these sites.
Seneca learning has a great introduction to the Weimar and Nazi Germany course: 

Early Modern History

Explore the fascinating world of the Tudors.

There is also an online 6 week Tudor course if you really want to sink their teeth into this topic. You just need to make sure you sign up for the free account.

The following link has all things Louis XIV – a profoundly influential figure in 17th Century Europe and a key focus on our course.

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