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
9 – 874%
9 – 795%
A* – A84%
A* – B100%