Humanities Department

Humanities Subjects

Home of Geography, History, Modern Studies, Sociology and Religious Education

Mission Statement

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education” – Martin Luther King

Current Staff

Simon Kretowicz –  Faculty Head

Kerry McQuillanModern Studies, Sociology, HWB

Carolyn HanrattyGeography

Paul Dahlstrom  – History

Allan Bryden  – Religious Education


In BGE pupils rotate around our four key subjects; Geography, History, Modern Studies and RE.

In S3 personalisation and choice allows pupils to pick (up to) two Humanities subjects from Geography, History and Modern Studies. All S3 and S4 pupils take the Religion, Belief and Values course.

National Courses start in S4 and continue to S6.

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Student Zone

Student resources

The Faculty utilises MS Teams to provide a range of resources. This would include websites, ClickView playlists and externally provided material.

Upcoming Assessments

Subject resources

Homework information

Essential study skills


The Humanities faculty organise the school debating team and public speaking.  Supported study and tuition takes place at lunchtimes and after school.

Humanities activities gallery

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