9 May 2019

Year 14 History students visited Dublin in April 2019 as part of our study of the Partition of Ireland.  Our first stop was Kilmainham Gaol.  Our guide highlighted the role of key personalities and key episodes during Easter week 1916. Next, we travelled to Glasnevin c...

30 Nov 2018

Year 13 History students have attended the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics AS History and Culture conference at Queen’s University.  The conference included lectures on a personal view of the Holocaust, the relationship between Stalin and Lenin...

14 Nov 2018

A group of twenty-six A Level and GCSE History students and three members of the History department have recently returned from a highly enjoyable four-day visit to Berlin.  During the visit we explored many key historical sites associated with Weimar and Nazi Germany...

18 Sep 2018

A big thanks to Kieron Conway for speaking recently to our current A Level History students. Kieron completed his A Levels in the College this summer.   After achieving an A* in History, he was very willing to pass on his personal experience to the boys.  He spoke abou...

18 Apr 2018

Year 8 classes recently visited Carrickfergus Castle as part of their study of ‘The Normans in Ireland’.   On arrival, the boys were led on a guided tour of the site, highlighting reasons for the construction of the castle at Carrickfergus, defensive features and metho...