Why Study History?

To extend your knowledge of key events in Britain’s and the World’s past. You will develop your ability to ask questions, evaluate sources and form your own conclusions.

Pupil Voice

“This is great, I learn more about history here than in mainstream”

Who teaches it?

Bethan Dawson Clarke teaches History.

How is it taught?

You will have two 70-minute lessons a week and will be assessed through 3 exams.  You will answer questions about historical events and analyse sources from different periods of history.


What do we learn?

Topics covered include crime and punishment, Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39, Queen Elizabeth 1, and the American West.

Where could it lead?

  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Teacher
  • Researcher