The study of History is highly rewarding and provides pupils with a range of skills required for further study or employment.  Studying History at GCSE helps pupils develop their analytical skills, their contextual understanding of world affairs and their ability to communicate their knowledge in writing providing them with a strong platform to go on to study challenging subjects at A – level which, in addition to History, include; Law, Psychology, Sociology, English Literature, Classics and Media Studies. 

Those who pursue History to degree level can use their qualification directly in several areas including; heritage and conservation, archaeology, museum work or historical education while many graduates use their degree to facilitate entry in other areas such as law, journalism, research or the civil service.