History is a compulsory subject at Key Stage 3 and a very popular option choice at Key Stage 4 and 5. At Key Stage 3 pupils study a wide variety of topics.

In Year 7 pupils are taught about the Medieval Period, in Year 8 The Tudors and Stuarts, and in Year 9 the Industrial Revolution and World Wars I and II.

At GCSE, we follow the WJEC course. The topics we study in Year 10 are USA 1910-29 and Germany 1919-1945.

In Year 11, pupils study the USA 1929-90. They also have to complete two coursework assignments on World War Two.

A Level History covers a wide range of topics. The students study Welsh History, British History 19th century and 20th century and Germany 1933 -1945. In Year 13 students complete their coursework on The Munich Crisis.


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