The History Department comprises:
Miss Mary Hext (Director of Humanities)
Mr Jon Dale
Mr Chris Trengove
The subject is taught in specialist rooms with access to a variety of resources to encourage independent study.
What do students study?
In Key Stage 4, GCSE History builds on the knowledge and skills already gained in Key Stage 3. The course content for each year is as follows:
Year 10: Medicine Through Time
Year 11: American West 1840-1895
How are students assessed?
The examination board is AQA and students are assessed at the end of Year 11 as follows:
- Two 1¾ hour examinations (75% of the final mark)
- One controlled assessment on the subject of Sidmouth (25% of the final mark)
Contact Miss Mary Hext, Director of Humanities for further information: