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Key Stage 4 History

 

At KS4 the study of History at MIS will continue to build on the skills developed at KS3.

The student will look at some of the major international issues of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries as well as studying some societies in depth. It will help to develop understanding of different societies, how they have developed over time and help you to gain a global perspective.

The student will develop knowledge and understanding but also build on valuable skills required for historical research.

History will help to develop an understanding of the nature of cause and effect, continuity and change and similarity and difference.

Students will develop the skills of research, investigating and questioning pieces of evidence to reach a balanced argument. They will learn to produce balanced arguments and reach a judgement.

IGCSE History will stimulate any student already interested in the past, providing a basis for future study, and also encouraging a lifelong interest in the subject.

 

You will develop a variety of skills that are transferable to a wide range of careers in a subject that is highly regarded by universities and employers alike. History at GCSE Level is not just a list of facts; you will learn how to discuss arguments from different points of view.  You will learn to analyse sources, to evaluate evidence, to examine motives, to detect bias, to construct arguments supported by relevant evidence, and to make balanced judgements about people and their actions. You will learn not just to understand, but also to explain and persuade. Such skills are invaluable for any educated person, and they are particularly relevant for anyone considering a career in law, the civil or diplomatic services, management, journalism or politics.

 

At MIS the IGCSE History course is from the Cambridge board.

History Year 10 Download 2016