We will ensure our students develop the essential knowledge needed to become responsible citizens by introducing them to the best and worst that has been done and said and helping them to appreciate our moral obligations.
The Norman Conquest of England. Looking at Background/Battles/Leadership. Medieval England. Looking at the power of the Church and people. The Black Death and its consequences.
Tudor England. Did the monarchs deserve their reputations? Elizabethan England; Problems of her reign and long lasting impact. Stuart England : Looking at the transition of power, Charles 1st, The English Civil War, The Republic and Restoration and the Great Plague.
Industrial Britain. Looking at the creation of the United Kingdom, Britain in 1750, Technological Advances, Life in the Mills, Life in the Towns and the outbreak of Cholera. Empire and Slavery Should we be proud of the British Empire? And how did the abolition of slavery come about.
The Impact of WW1. Looking at the causes of WW1, what happened to the recruits, key battles, the Somme, other WW1 changes and the conclusion of the war. Hitler's Germany How did Hitler take
Hitler's Germany Life in Nazi Germany Persecution of the Jews, Ghettos, concentration camps, the Final Solution, death camps, liberation and legacy. Impact of WW2. Causes of WW2 and Why Great Britain declared war, Impact of War in Britain, International events of the War
The Cold War : Communism and Capitalism, Nuclear Arms race, Space race, Vietnam. Terrorism; The IRA and their strategies, The PLO and responses to them , Who are Al-Qaeda and what influence did they have?
Conflict and Tension. The Armistice, The Versailles Settlement, the impact of the settlement, the League of Nations, diplomacy outside of the League and the collapse of the League.
Conflict and Tension. The development of tension in Europe after WW1, escalation of tension under the Nazi regime, failure of appeasement and the outbreak of WW2.
America 1920-1973. The Boom, the Social and Cultural developments of the 20s, the New Deal, the impact of WW2 and Post war America, Civil Rights movement and the American Dream.
Medicine in Britain. Including: Medieval medicine, Religious influence, public health in the middle ages, the impact of the Renaissance in Britain, dealing with disease and the prevention of disease, significant individuals.
Medicine in Britain. Industrial revolution leading to anaesthetics and antiseptics, Germ Theory and it's impact, the impact of war and technology on surgery and modern public health, NHS and current problems.
Elizabethan England. Elizabeth 1st and her court, the difficulties of a female ruler, a Golden Age, the poor, English sailors, religious matters, Mary, Queen of Scots and conflict with Spain.
Conflict and Tension: Revision America: 1920 - 1973 - Revision
America: 1920 - 1973 - Revision Britain: Medicine and Health Revision Mock Exam - Paper 1 & 2
Britain: Medicine and Health Revision Elizabethan England: Revision Final exams
Ways to Support Your Child
Log on to Show My Homework together and discuss how to complete the homework task. Create a revision timetable for History. Watch historical documentaries and films with your child including; Always make your child explain “why”
CPG: New GCSE History AQA Revision Guide - For the Grade 9-1 Course AQA GCSE History: Understanding the Modern World by David Ferriby , Dave Martin , Ben Walsh