The History Department aims to:
At Key Stage 3 a new curriculum had been designed meeting the requirements of the National Curriculum for 2014. Pupils will now study exciting units such as: Does King John deserve his bad reputation? Was the Great Fire of London an accident or arson? Or Who was responsible for the Holocaust? The modules studied have been carefully designed to develop an ever-
In years 9, 10 and 11 pupils are studying the new GCSE (9-
Underlying these topics are the issues that still impact on our modern society and every effort is made to constantly keep the course highly relevant through drawing comparisons. Hence students develop practical skills in analysis, evidence use and discursive argument whilst debating issues.
Contact: Mr M Till, Head of History
History Department Vision
History helps pupils to understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of the different periods of time.
The curriculum for History aims to ensure that all pupils develop: