History is not just remembering dates and events in time, the study of History is about examining the past to understand the importance of an events significance on key themes which may be political, social, cultural, religious or economic. History looks to examine the past to understand the present and help inform the future. Our aim is to give pupils an awareness of their background as a young citizen of the 21st century. Our approaches are varied but are rooted in the story of history, secure factual knowledge and a respect for evidence. We also encourage a questioning mind, the forming of opinions and a willingness to listen to others.
In supporting the academies core values, we aim to provide opportunities for students to develop their sound moral compass through investigation of the past.