Welcome to the History and Modern Studies department web-pages. The History and Modern Studies department is exciting and enjoys great success in stimulating pupil interest as well as in exam performance.
History enables pupils to study periods of importance and interest in the past. In particular it shows the importance of the past in shaping the world of today. It imparts skills of being critical with evidence, forming views, structured writing as well as interest and enjoyment.
Modern Studies enables pupils to study aspects of Global society. In particular it shows the importance of contemporary issues that shape the world we live in. Modern Studies is particularly important in shaping values of Citizenship in a democratic society as well as facilitating understanding of inequalities, conflict and different societies in the world today.