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Humanites is key to the new and emerging technology and healthcare world. The subjects give a wider base of understanding to historical and social economic developments within these fields and their future direction.
Through this GCSE, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts and appreciate the relevance of these concepts to the changing world. They will understand their responsibility as global citizens and how they can contribute to a sustainable and inclusive future. Fieldwork and applied learning will enable students to develop their use of geographical skills.
Students will follow a course that has been designed to develop a sense of understanding for how our society has become what it is today. This is achieved across the two years of GCSE by tracing examples of change, continuity and depth of topics that relate directly to us in the twenty-first century. Students will also develop a wide range of transferable skills such as analysis, evaluation, organisation and presentation of information both orally and in written form. These skills are highly sought after by employers because they demonstrate that students are open-minded, can make decisions based on evidence, and that they are interested in the world around them and can communicate themselves effectively. Through History, students will be encouraged to choose their own future by learning about somebody else’s past.