The Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is one of the most successful departments in the school, boasting excellent GCSE and A-Level results.  Students from a range of abilities achieve good grades in our Faculty due to our high expectations, engaging lessons and exciting courses. 

The Faculty is comprised of three key subject areas:

  • Geography
  • History
  • Religious Studies


Our Vision

In addition to building upon our successes in teaching and student achievement we want to develop partnerships with within our local community and beyond.  We already work closely with Kingston and Surbiton Synagogue, the Institute of Education and Cecily’s Fund.  Innovative lessons, challenge and inclusion are the core principles of our team.


Who’s who?


Name Role Subject
Mr Ian Needs Head of Faculty History
Mrs Forough Basirat Teacher Geography
Miss Kim Flaherty Teacher Geography
Miss Charlottle Galvin Teacher History
Mr Matthew Iles Teacher Religious Studies
Mr Michael Neal Assistant Headteacher Geography
Miss Abigail Pike Head of Year History


Exam specification (Links below)


Geography AQA GCSE Geography AQA A-Level Geography
History OCR GCSE Histroy OCR A-Level History
Religious Studies OCR GCSE Religious Studies OCR A-Level Religious Studies




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