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Tarporley High School
& Sixth Form College

History

 

VISION

History is an invaluable discipline. Through their study of History students develop an awareness of the important changes in the past that have shaped the world today.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT STUDYING History AT TARPORLEY HIGH SCHOOL AND SIXTH FORM COLLEGE

Key Stage 4

History is a popular and successful subject in Key Stage 4. The GCSE History course is one set by the WJEC examination board. The students study the following course:

Depth studies

  • Germany, 1929-47
  • USA, nation of contrasts: 1910-1929

Development Study

  • USA: 1929-2000

Controlled Assessment

  • Impact of World War One – Women & Haig
  • Impact of World War Two – Dunkirk & Evacuation

This course offers students different experiences of history from studying a period of development to a depth study.