7 – 11 History
History shows us that our decisions aren’t made in a vacuum, but build up from events stretching back until the dawn of time.
Ms Williams (Head of Humanities)
Exam Board: AQA
Qualification: GCSE History Full Course (New GCSE)
Assessment breakdown: 100% exam.
The study of History looks beyond the headlines, asks informed questions and expresses informed opinions. History involves not only the reconstruction and interpretation of the past, but is well regarded by employers as it is academically rigorous and can be relied upon to produce students who are literate and likely to be independent thinkers.
- Learn about events, individuals, issues and societies in history of the 20th century
- Understand the nature of evidence and evaluate the significance of various sources of information
- Develop an understanding of how the past has been interpreted and represented
- See how societies have changed over time.
- Key individuals over time and the impact they have had on England.