Meet the Head of History
Graham Noble BA (Hons), Hull; PGCE, Bristol
I have been teaching history since 1990, firstly at Bedales School in Hampshire, and then at Kent College, Canterbury. Though I have spent a good deal of time working on the twentieth century, my passion is for the
sixteenth, which I teach at A-level. I have published a number of academic articles on this era in History Review and other periodicals, covering a range of topics loosely connected with the Reformation.
The introduction of the IB to the KC curriculum has enabled me to explore new interests, in particular Mao Zedong’s rule in China and aspects of the history of Latin America. Beyond my formal teaching, I run the
Debating Society and an increasingly popular Model United Nations group. It was also my privilege to co-author the history of the old boys of the school who died in conflict, A Richer Dust Concealed (Out of the Box,
The history department at Kent College has flourished and expanded in recent years and it has a strong record of excellent teaching, inspiring students of all abilities.