History

Key Stage 3 (Years 7 and 8)

 

Year 7 - Making of Britain, Medieval Monarchs, Tudors, Stuarts, Britain and the Americas

Year 8 - Social change in Britain, Turning Points in Modern Britain, International Conflict 

 

 

 

 

Key Stage 4 (Years 9, 10 and 11) /GCSE/GCSE Equivalent

 
GCSE History (Exam Board: AQA)
 
Students follow a newly designed history curriculum from the AQA exam board:
 
Units covered: 
 
  • Germany: 1890-1945 – Democracy and Dictatorship 
  • Conflict and tension in Asia: 1950-1975 
  • Britain: Power and the people 
  • Elizabethan England: 1568-1603 
  • Key exam and revision skills in preparation for GCSE history exams 

 

Key Stage 5 (Years 12 and 13) /A Level/A Level Equivalent

At Key Stage 5 

Students follow the OCR A Level history syllabus and study the following topics: 

Units covered: 

Year 12 - England 1485-1558: the early Tudors and Russia 1894-1941 
 
Year 13 - Topic based essay: Germany and Civil Rights in the USA: 1865-1992
 

 

Department Staff (History) 

Miss Loxley (Curriculum Leader of Humanities - History) 
Mr McGregor - History teacher 
Miss Bartington - History teacher 
Mrs Owen - History teacher, Head of Year 7 (maternity leave) 
Miss Kinghorn - History teacher 

 

Useful Websites and Resources

BBC Bitesize
BBC History 
Seneca Learning 
History Today 
History.co.uk