Welcome to the Humanities and Social Sciences Department
Humanities can be described as the study of how people process and document the human experience. Since humans have been able, we have used philosophy, literature, religion, art, music, geography, history, psychology and language to understand and record our world. These modes of expression have become some of the subjects that traditionally fall under the humanities umbrella. Knowledge of these records of human experience gives us the opportunity to feel a sense of connection to those who have come before us, as well as to our contemporaries.

Meet the Humanities and Social Sciences Department
The department team consists of eight members of staff. These are:

Mr F AhmedHead of Department / Assistant Headteacher
Miss E Knowles JonesHead of RE
Mrs S KhaliqHead of History
Mrs J MonkHead of Geography
Miss A MusbahiTeacher of Humanities
Mr A KyryczTeacher of Humanities
Miss S SidatTeacher of Humanities
Mrs J Van AlderwegenTeacher of Humanities
Miss E CLarkTeacher of Humanities
Mr P BradleyTeacher of Humanities
Miss A Shameem
Mr A CoccoreseTeaching Assistant level 3

The Humanities and Social Sciences Department aims:

  • All students will have an opportunity to benefit from modern resources and varied teaching strategies to meet a variety of needs and abilities.
  • All students will be given the opportunity to learn and achieve – no child left behind.
  • Independent learning and initiative will be actively encouraged in promoting high standards.
  • Students’ efforts will be rewarded and their extra curricular interests encouraged.
  • Those who teach/assist within the Department will set high expectations of student behaviour and standard of work.
  • Wherever possible, teachers will encourage spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, through the Humanities curriculum or by other means.
  • Wherever possible, teachers will nurture an understanding of Internationalism in the context of local, national and international themes, through the Humanities curriculum or by other means.
  • All students will develop critical life skills to prepare for further academic study and/or employment.