Studying History at Rosewood School gives students the opportunity to develop their research and analytical skills while also improving their literacy skills. Research suggests that students with knowledge of History understand the world around them and therefore feel more secure and are better able to feel a part of the society in which they inhabit. In Year 7, students study History Skills and Rome. In Year 8, the Tudors, the English Civil War and the French Revolution are covered. Students study Slavery, European Colonialism and the Industrial Revolution in Year 9.
In Key Stage 3 students follow a History course that is closely tied to the National Curriculum. They study a range and variety of units that develop historical skills and concepts.