History

Departmental S
Curriculum Leader Mr M Pilling  
Subject Teachers Mrs Z Brixey
Mrs H Munn
Mr P Leadley
Mrs E Slater
SLT Line Manager   Mr M Anstiss  

History – Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3 students have 3 lessons each fortnight throughout the whole of Key Stage 3. In years 7 and 8 students are taught in tutor groups whilst in year 9 they are banded into groups based on ability. The main programmes of work in each year of Key Stage 3 are summarised as follows with further details contained in schemes of work:

Year 7

  • Celts and Romans
  • 1066
  • Medieval Britain

Download Scheme of Work – Year 7

 

Year 8

  • Tudors
  • The English Civil War
  • Industrial Britain, child labour and cholera
  • Slavery

Download Scheme of Work – Year 8

 

Year 9

  • Aspects of the 20th Century

Download Scheme of Work – Year 9

Gifted and talented students are encouraged to undertake extended class and home work tasks.
There is also a history club for those students who are interested in a broad range of historical topics.

History – Key Stage 4

History is one of the most popular options at GCSE and is one in which students of all abilities do very well. The course comprises two depth studies of the the USA between 1910 and 1929 and Germany between 1929 and 1947.
Please refer to the ‘Key Stage 4 Courses Booklet‘ for further details.

History – Key Stage 5

At Key Stage 5 we offer History at both AS and A2 levels.
Please refer to the ‘Sixth Form Prospectus‘ for further details.

Please click on the link to view our History YouTube Channel