Amazing afternoon at Rosslyn Park 7s. Big win after some special coaching from legend .…


Thanks to coming in to teach our TalentID students about fitness and nutrition.


Students attending Athletics training on Tuesday evening. Training to improve track & field.…


Yr 7 Girls coming 4th in a Croydon League Netball tournament out of 13 schools. Top work ladies!


Yr 10 GCSE students began their path to becoming Sports Leaders today as they started studying for the Game Force A…


Girls athletics training has commenced with a record number of 40 girls attending training! Wednesdays @ HASN…


Our boys beat Oxford 2-1. A great attitude shown by all with Nathan scoring the winner!


Great day out in Portsmouth with the Norwood Talent ID Footballers. Training, meeting the 1st Team Squad and seeing…


Y9 boys are in the Federation Football Finals after a 5-4 win at Beckenham


The boys at Burgess Park BMX track, Norwood ID Programme allowing pupils to sample a variety of different sports…


The girls on the Norwood Talent ID Programme learning how to race BMX


Patrick on the ball before scoring one of his 3 goals in the 6-2 cup quarter final win for the Year 10 Boys over Ha…


Harris students had a very exciting and productive day creating the BBC School Report Video 2017. Click here…


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The sun is out and year 5 are enjoying their early morning Basketball session thanks Harris Academy South Norwood.…


Thanks to for delivering the session 'Interview Success' to our Year 12s - a great job by Evelina,…


Great catch from Joel, one for the future and


Big thanks to coming down to teach our pupils about Ultimate Frisbee.


Year 8 Boys secure a strong win against Oasis Coulsdon. Goals from Edison, Donnell, Russell and Benedict in the 4-2…


Big win for Y9 against St Joseph's. The boys are top of the league, thanks to a goal from Luca and another clean sh…

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Studying the past may brighten your future!VideoLink

  • Do you know why the conflicts currently happening in the world even started?
  • Do you know why some countries are friends and others are enemies?
  • Why is it people say that history is repeating itself when certain things happen?

Studying History can give you answers to these big questions.

Studying history GCSE will give you the chance to learn how the Britain and the wider world has been shaped by conflict, extremism and inspiring individuals.  You will get the chance to study fascinating and important turning points of the past 1000 years, and see how people view these events in very different ways.

Over the two years you will learn about how attitudes to Crime and punishment have changed over time; about how the world came to the brink of World War Three; and how Hitler turned Germany in to a country of fear, secrecy and control.


History GCSE will help you do just that!

Students at GCSE undergo a rigorous curriculum involving a variety of modules including:

Paper 1: Thematic Study and Historic environment

Option 10: Crime and punishment in Britain, c1000–present and Whitechapel, c1870-c1900: crime, policing and the inner city


Paper 2: Period Study and British Depth Study

Option B4: Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88 

Option 26/27: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91


Paper 3: Modern Depth Study

Option 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39


Future pathways:

  • Law
  • Politics
  • Journalism
  • Business