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History

“The best history doesn’t just sit behind a glass case: it helps us to understand what’s outside the case.” Barack Obama.

Staff
Mrs Whitefoot – Curriculum Leader Humanities
Ms Boyle

Support Staff
Mrs Hamilton – Intervention

KS3

Year 7:

Historical Skills
The Norman Conquest
Medieval England 1066-1500
The Black Death
The Tudors and Queen Elizabeth l
Oliver Cromwell and the English Civil War

Year 8:

The Industrial Revolution: Britain 1750-1900
Public Health and Cholera
The British Empire (potentially with a trip to Blists Hill Victorian Village)
Slavery in the Americas
The First and Second World Wars including The Holocaust

Year 9: AQA GCSE History, Paper 2: Shaping the Nation

Section B, Thematic Study: Health and the people- a history of health and medicine from c.1000 to the Modern day
Section B. Depth study: Elizabethan Era – the reign of Queen Elizabeth 1 plus historic environment study

KS4

Year 10: AQA GCSE History, Paper 1: Understanding the Modern World

Section A, Period Study: Germany 1890 – 1945, a study of Germany covering both World Wars, the Weimar period and the rise of Hitler.
Section A, Depth Study: Conflict and Tension, 1894 – 1918, an in-depth study of the causes, fighting and ending of the First World War.

Year 11: AQA GCSE History, whole course

November Mock Exam: Paper 2 (potentially with a revision day trip with David Starkey)
March Mock Exam; Paper 1
Targeted revision and intervention of the whole course