Key Dates

23rd August
GCSE Results Day: 10am - 12pm.
3rd & 4th September
Ark INSET Days - academy closed to all students.
5th September - First day of Autumn Term for all students
Year 7: arrive between 8am - 8.15am. Gates will close at 8.15am.
All other years: arrive for 10am for line up. Gates will close at 10am.

GCSE History

Faculty Vision

History enables us to explore the past, relate it to the present and contemplate what the future may bring.  From studying History, students will be able to make decisions based on careful analysis of information and confidently argue their point of view as they become Historians.

Studying GCSE History

GCSE History

GCSE Exam Specification Title

Edexcel GCSE History 1HI0

Link to Exam Specification

Future education, training and/or career prospects

Conventionally, students of History go on to study for a career in law.  However, the analytical skills associated with the subject open up a variety of options such as journalism, teaching, marketing and the civil service.  Ultimately, the skill of reflecting upon information and forming a considered opinion are helpful in all walks of life.