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History at Neston High School

Course description

The History GCSE course offers students at Neston the opportunity to study in detail the key events of the 20th century, both in Britain and around the world; events which fundamentally changed the world we live in today and the issues we face as citizens of the 21st century.
The study of History however, is more than simply the acquisition of knowledge, the process of learning History enables Neston students to become astute and discerning users of sources, logical and analytical thinkers and effective written and oral communicators.
A level History a highly respected qualification, it is valued by universities and employers alike, both because of the valuable knowledge it imparts and the skills it develops. The study of History imbues students with a sense of identity and a better understanding of the development of the British nation and its place in the world, as well as an appreciation of the most fascinating aspects of the history of other key players on the world stage.
The History course at Neston has been carefully chosen to make the most of the specialisms of the highly qualified and experienced departmental staff, to provide Neston’s students with an exhilarating challenge and to help to foster a life-long passion. Careers that History can lead to:
* Law
* Accounting/Finance
* Journalism
* Politics
* Marketing
* Teaching
* Heritage Industry
* Broadcasting

Entry requirements

5 A* - C with 1 B in History or English

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Neston High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years