Sixth Form History Competition

All current Lower Sixth pupils are invited to enter a History competition, in which they are asked to submit a piece of writing in response to one of  the following titles:

Q1) ‘History is primarily driven by war’ Discuss.

Q2) ‘History is more of an art than a science’ Discuss.

Q3) ‘Visual sources are less useful to a historian than written sources’ Discuss.

Q4) ‘The impact of religion has been largely negative throughout history’ Discuss.

Responses must not exceed 3000 words and must be word processed.

The deadline for handing this into a member of the History Staff is 4th September 2015. Essays will be judged by members of the History Department on the quality of their written communication, their ability to persuade the reader and the quality of the historical research/content displayed. Extra credit will be given to those entries which draw on a variety of historical examples. Prizes will be awarded to a select few essays which are judged to be outstanding. The History Department look forward to receiving your entries! Good Luck!

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