Welcome to
the History Department!

As a department we know you’ll have fun studying a wide range of periods of history you won’t have looked at before. In everything we do, we hope to challenge your perspective, opening your eyes to the different voices that make up our sense of the past.

Miss Deborah Smith, Head of History

Facts and figures


Queen Victoria was the first monarch to travel on a train

Henry VIII was playing tennis when Anne Boleyn was executed

Lord Horatio Nelson, Britain's greatest sailor, suffered terribly from seasickness

Queen Elizabeth I nicknamed Sir Walter Raleigh 'Water' because of his West Country accent

Examination results 2020

A-level results

  • A* – A84%
  • A* – B100%

Thank you for visiting the History Department