Why Study History ?

His Story -Her Story -Our Story -The World's Story

Why Choose Modern History?

The most important reason to choose History is because you enjoy the subject .

History has real world value ...

  • Researching- finding information
  • Analysing information for strengths and weaknesses
  • Evaluating information carefully before making a conclusion
  • The ability to consider all sides of an issue
  • Communicating clearly
  • Understanding why people act the way they do
  • Presenting a case orally and having that case challenged

History equips you with skills and knowledge valued by universities &
  • Independent learning
  • Independent thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Collaborating
  • Communicating
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Citizenship

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS - Skills for living and working

Modern History : make sense of the World YOU live in !