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Our Curriculum

History Learning Journey

In Key Stage 3 History students study local, British and world history. This includes learning about significant events, people and changes from the recent and more distant past.

At GCSE, students study:

  • Medicine in Britain c. 1250 – present
  • Early Elizabethan England
  • American West
  • The USA 1954 – 75: Conflict at home and abroad


Exam Board: Edexcel

Specification: History 1HI0

Exam: Paper 1 – 1 hour 15 minutes (30%) Paper 2 – 1 hour 45 minutes (40%) Paper 3 – 1 hour 20 minutes (30%)

Trips & Activities

  • Year 7 Humanities visit to Chichester to extend thinking and enquiry skills
  • Year 7 Trip to see Tutankhamen exhibition
  • Year 9 RE/History visit to holocaust survivor at Chichester Cathedral
  • Year 9 and 10 History residential trip to World War I battlefields in Belgium and France.
  • Year 9 and 10 History/RE residential trip to Auschwitz
  • GCSE History trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
  • Links to specific events such as Black History Month and Holocaust Day



Mrs D McGarry BA (Hons) – Leader of History

Mr M Burns BSc (Hons) – Teacher of History and Geography


Aims of the School

To inspire and enable all to make a positive contribution to ourselves, our community and the wider society
Pursue excellence in character and in learning

Our Vision

To be the best versions of ourselves

Our Values

All we do as a community is rooted in our three values


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