Our History Team

An Introduction to History

Historical enquiry is very relevant to today’s society. History teaches a wide variety of skills and enables people to question and analyse the past, whilst forming their own opinion about events and people. At Ribblesdale, the history teachers pride themselves on their lessons being fun, interesting, useful, interactive and challenging. The department is forward thinking and the teachers use a variety of teaching techniques that meet the needs of all different learning styles.

Key Stage 4 - AQA GCSE History

The grading is based on two externally assessed exam papers. The pupils will be expected to answer 10 questions for Paper 1 and 8 for Paper 2. The skills assessed are based on knowledge and understanding, explanation and source interpretation skills. Spelling and grammar is 5% of the total mark.