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• You are keen to develop your understanding of the foundations of 21st century global issues, from racial
• You want to be able to analyse information from all sources, present and past, to model thoughtful and responsible dialogue.
• You love discussion, debate and research and aspire to develop your skills in these crucial areas.
As historians, we would argue that History is the ultimate interdisciplinary subject! It gives you both the knowledge and the skills to understand and navigate life in the 21st century, which cannot be separated from its context in the past. Choosing History will complement any other subjects, both at A Level and in a UCAS application. Beyond this, it could lead to careers as varied as the law, social work, journalism, politics, comedy – you name it, historians do it. The well-informed and empathetic world view, and the clarity of understanding and ability to communicate that History equips you with are vital, wherever you are and whatever you do.
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The alumnae below studied History at Wimbledon High – read where it took them in their profiles below: