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The skills developed in History are applicable to a wide range of careers, including-

Law, Politics ,Public Sector, Business, Marketing, Journalism, Economics, Teaching, Academia, Insurance, Social research and Archaeology and Curation (museums, galleries, archives and libraries)



In history, we follow Edexcel GCSE History ( 9-1)


Paper 1


Thematic study and historic environment: Written examination: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Medicine in Britain, c1250–present and The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.


Paper 2

Period study and British depth study: Written examination: 1 hour and 45 minutes

Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88

Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91


Paper 3

Modern depth study: Written examination: 1 hour and 20 minutes

Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39


YearCycle 1Cycle 2Cycle 3Cycle 4
10Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Saxons)Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Normans)Superpower relations and the Cold War (1941-1991Medicine (1250-present)
11Medicine (WWI medicine)Weimar GermanyNazi GermanyRevision


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“Therefore learn as if to live forever; live as if to die tomorrow” (St Edmund of Abingdon)

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St Edmund's Catholic School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Edmund's Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.