A Level History
Why choose History?
It may surprise you to know that history is always changing. Historians uncover new sources or view them in different ways. Many issues in the news have historical roots so studying History will help you to understand the modern world. This makes it a lively and provocative subject to study, full of issues and arguments. If you’re interested in people and their lives in the past, then History is a good choice for you.
How will I learn?
History lessons are varied and active. Activities which regularly take place are debates, role plays, presentations, research and decision making games. The department has a rich collection of resources including a photo archive, music CDs, film clips, a range of computer based activities and revision games. However, students will also be expected to study on their own by reading and taking notes.