History

Teacher of History Mr S. East – BA (Hons) History
Teacher of History Mr B. White – BA (Hons) English Language and History

Per Term Topic Information

 

Year 9

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
The causes of World War One and life in the trenches.

Assessments;

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

The Battle of the Somme: Lions led by donkeys?

Hitler’s rise to power

Assessment;

Why was Hitler so popular?

Life in Britain during WW2

Assessment; Did Blitz Spirit really exist?

The Holocaust

Assessment; What can we learn from sources about The Holocaust?

What makes an event Significant?

Assessment: Personal project

Ancient Medicine

Year 10

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
British Medicine 1250 – Present

Key topics: Medicine in Medieval England and The Medical Renaissance in England 

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 1 (Section 2)

British Medicine 1250-Present (cont)

Key topics: Medicine in the 18th and 19th century and Medicine in Modern Britain

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 1 (Section 2)

The British trenches 1914-18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.

Examining the medical conditions, treatments and breakthroughs in the trenches during World War 1

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 1 (Section 1)

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 39

Key topic: The Weimar Republic 1918 – 29

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 3

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 39 (cont)

Key topic: Hitler’s rise to power and control of Germany 1919 – 39

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 3

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 39 (cont)

Key topics: Nazi dictatorship and living in Nazi Germany 1933 – 39

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 3

Year 11

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Anglo-Saxon and Norman England 1060 – 88

Key topic: Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest and William I in power

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 2 (section 1)

Anglo-Saxon and Norman England 1060 – 88

Key topic: Norman England

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 2 (Section 1)

The American West 1835 – 1895

Key topics: The early settlement of the West and the development of the plains 1835 – 76

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 2 (Section 2)

The American West 1835 – 1895

Key topics: Conflicts and conquest 1876 – 1895

Assessments are past paper questions from Edexcel History Paper 2 (Section 2)

Revision and Exam preparation

Assessments will vary between exam questions from all 3 Edexcel Exam papers in preparation for final exams

Revision and final exams

Assessments will vary between exam questions from all 3 Edexcel Exam papers in preparation for final exams

Curriculum Information

 

Year 9

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
4 Generally, once a week although it will depend on curriculum being taught at that time

  • Research
  • Written tasks
  • Assessments
  • Revision for topic tests
The History department is always striving to offer different opportunities. These vary from year to year and any information will be shared when it becomes available Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD. http://www.johndclare.net/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/revision/

http://www.mrallsophistory.com/

http://www.revisioncentre.co.uk/gcse/history/

Year 10

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 Generally, once a week although it will depend on curriculum being taught at that time

  • Written tasks
  • Assessments
  • Revision for topic tests
The History department is always striving to offer different opportunities. These vary from year to year and any information will be shared when it becomes available Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD. Exam Board and Syllabus for GCSE:

Edexcel – History (9-1) 1HIO

http://www.edexcel.co.uk (exam board)

http://www.johndclare.net/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/revision/

http://www.mrallsophistory.com/

http://www.revisioncentre.co.uk/gcse/history/

Year 11

No. of lessons per fortnight Frequency and length of homework Additional learning opportunities e.g. clubs, speakers, visits, residential … Department support e.g. intervention classes, revision classes … Additional guidance for parents e.g.  exam board info, websites to support revision, books to read, useful places to visit …
5 Generally, once a week although it will depend on curriculum being taught at that time

  • Written tasks
  • Assessments
  • Revision for topic tests

 

The History department is always striving to offer different opportunities. These vary from year to year and any information will be shared when it becomes available Intervention for students who are underachieving by subject staff and HOD.

 

Revision sessions begin in the Spring term

Exam Board and Syllabus for GCSE:

Edexcel – History (9-1) 1HIO

http://www.edexcel.co.uk (exam board)

http://www.johndclare.net/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/revision/

http://www.mrallsophistory.com/

http://www.revisioncentre.co.uk/gcse/history/