Key Stage 4
The history department offers the Pearson Edexcel History course. Students sit three written exams, which assess their knowledge and understanding of the past, as well as their ability to evaluate primary and secondary sources.
Paper 1: Thematic study and history environment
Crime and Punishment in Britain, c1250-present and Whitechapel, c1870-c1900
Paper 2: Period study and British depth study
Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941-1991 and Early Elizabethan England 1558-88
Paper 3: Modern depth study
The USA 1954 – 1975: Conflict at home and abroad