History Option

Transition Activities

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About the Course

Studying History at GCSE will allow you to be able to recognise evidence, decide how useful it is and come to conclusions based on what you have found out. Through studying History at GCSE you will develop and widen your understanding and awareness of historical themes.  You will come to understand different events and issues through a variety of teaching styles including source work, class discussion, group work, ICT as well as independent learning.

Exam Board

Examination 100% Examination Board AQA

Your Future

GCSE History is an academic subject that is very well regarded by many universities and employers.  Many students continue to do A level History and some also opt for A level Politics.  History is a well-respected subject at A level and university.  There are many university courses for which History is an excellent subject for entry.  These include: Philosophy, Politics, Law, Education and Teaching, Social Sciences, Journalism.