Departmental Staff
Curriculum Leader Mr M Pilling  
Subject Teachers Mrs Z Brixey
Ms K Jackson
Mr P Leadley
Mrs H Munn
Mrs E Slater
SLT Line Manager   Mrs C Preissner  

History – Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3 students have 4 lessons each fortnight throughout the whole of Key Stage 3. In years 7 students are taught in tutor groups whilst in years 8 and 9 they are grouped differently but are still taught in a mixed ability setting. 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.

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 of four separate units:-

  • Medicine Through Time, 1250-Present Day
  • Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588
  • Weimer and Nazi Germany, 1918-1939
  • Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1841-1991

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 website for details‘ for further details.

Please click on the link to view our History YouTube Channel