Devizes School Learning & Education

Global Studies

Mr T Strickland Global Studies Head of Faculty & Head of History
Mrs G Cummings Deputy Head of Global Studies & Head of Philosophy & Ethics

Introduction to Faculty

The Global Studies Faculty is based on the traditional subjects of Geography, Philosophy & Ethics, History, Citizenship and Psychology. We are dedicated to preparing students to meet the needs of their World through knowledge of it. The subjects lend themselves to train students to understand, question, discuss and form opinions about their World.

The national curriculum is made up of a number of subjects, each of which is split into separate topics.


Extracurricular Opportunities

The students are provided many opportunities to broaden their education through trips and Home Learning activities. Some of the notable opportunities are:

  • Year 10 WW1 Battlefields Trip
  • Water Week
  • Geography Field Trip to Nettlecombe Court Field Studies Centre
  • Geography Field Trip to Bristol
  • Hengistbury Head Geography Field trip
  • Year 7 Castles Project
  • Year 7 Industrial Transport Competition
  • Year 8 Volcano Project Competition
  • Year 8 Devizes Memorial Research Project
  • Sixth Form Visit to Krakow
  • Sixth Form Visit to Berlin

Key Stage 3 Global Studies Curriculum Overview Download
KS4 Options — Personalised Pathway 2018-20 Download
Devizes Sixth Form Prospectus Download
Admissions for 2019/20

Curriculum

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