The arts and humanities define who we are as a people. That is their power ― to remind us of what we each have to offer, and what we all have in common. To help us understand our history and imagine our future. To give us hope in the moments of struggle and to bring us together when nothing else will. First Lady Michelle Obama
At King William's College the Humanities subjects all seek to impart a wider knowledge and understanding of the world we live in.
In Geography the physical features of our world and the human environment are considered; in History we consider how our politics and society (and those of the wider world) became what they are today; and in Religious Studies we seek to learn about and gain some appreciation of Christianity, Islam and Judaism.
Once students have reached IGCSE level they can also embark on Business Studies and at IB level they can opt to study Economics or Business Management, in order to look at these aspects of how the modern world works.
The Humanities departments are committed to helping our students develop into young adults, who are aware and inquiring, both personally and globally. We believe this is key to educating those who have the potential for significance in their local, and perhaps even global, spheres.
I loved King William’s College from the start. I made up my mind within an hour of our time there that I wanted my son to attend. You have to come to College to understand what makes it stand out from the rest. It is a place of genuinely caring and friendly people. Another aspect of College we love is its vast international community. Our son has made some great friends and as a result has come to appreciate and respect other cultures and traditions. Our son loves College. He loves the independence to make choices, the easy access he has to his tutors, the opportunity to make his own mistakes and learn from them, but most of all, he loves the fact that expert assistance is always a breath away.U5 Overseas Parent