Studying History gives all pupils an opportunity to develop their understanding of the past and how it has helped to shape the world today.  Indeed, History in Kilwinning Academy focuses on the development of analysis, evaluation and source work skills.

Mrs McEwan, Ms Provan and Mr Purcell deliver History in Kilwinning Academy.

S1 & S2 History

In S1 and S2, pupils will study Geography and History/Modern Studies on a rotation basis.  Pupils rotate between subjects every 6 weeks. In History, pupils study:

S1 History/Modern Studies

1. Scotland: From Wallace to Mary

2. Introduction to Modern Studies

S2 History/Modern Studies

1. Kennedy’s America

2. Terrorism

S3 History

In S3, pupils focus their studies on their selected Social Subject.  Pupils who choose History will study:

1. Changing Britain

2. The Russian Revolution

3. The Great War

Senior History

National 4/5  History

1. The Atlantic Slave Trade

2. The Russian Revolution

3. Scotland in the Great War

Higher History

1. Migration & Empire

2. Britain (1851-1951)

3. Germany (1815-1939)

You can find out more about the courses we offer from our curriculum bulletins.  If you would like to find out about the careers linked to History then please click the following link: What can I do with History?


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