History

Introduction

History is taught to all pupils in Key stage 3 and is an option subject at Key stage 4. It forms part of the E-Bacc. We aim to give pupils a sense of awareness of their place in the world as well as equip them with the skills necessary for success.

Curriculum

KS3

Year 7

  • What is History?
  • The Romans
  • The Norman Conquest
  • Medieval Power and life
  • What is The Reformation?
  • Local History
  • Native Peoples of North America
  • Castles visit

Year 8

  • Reformation
  • Stuarts Power and Democracy
  • Cromwell and The Civil War
  • Holocaust
  • The Hanoverians
  • Crime and Punish
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Working Class Movements

Year 9

  • World War One
  • Germany 1919 to 1923
  • League of Nations
  • The Rise of Hitler
  • Nazi Germany
  • Impact of WW2
  • Visit to The War Museum
  • Oral History – WW2
  • Cold War
  • Super Power Rivalry

KS4

Year 10

  • Liberal Reforms
  • WW1 Homefront
  • America 1920 to 1929
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • Germany 1919 to 1945

Year 11

  • Germany depth study
  • Cold War
  • Berlin
  • Cuba
  • Vietnam

Exam Boards

  • OCR Modern World History B

 

Exam/Coursework Dates

  • Controlled Assessment – Summer Term – Year 10
  • Terminal exams 2 papers – Summer Term – Year 11