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

GCSE results

  • 9 – 874%
  • 9 – 795%

A-level results

  • A* – A84%
  • A* – B100%

Thank you for visiting the History Department