History

Head of Department: Mrs M Shepherd
Teachers: Miss E Butler (& Director of Humanities Specialism), M J Farmer, Mr A Kerwood, Mr P Lawrence
Subject: History

Year 7
Autumn First Half Early Migration including local history study -
Saxon Hamwic

The Norman Conquest
Autumn Second Half Medieval Life & the Church
Spring First Half The Crusades

Magna Carta
Spring Second Half The Black Death and its social and economic impact

The Peasants Revolt
Summer First Half The Tudors and Change
Analysis of the different reigns.
The Spanish Armada
The end of the Tudors

Summer Second Half The American West
Text Book/s:
Making Sense of History 1066-1509 by Ian Dawson et al (Hodder Education)
Invasion, Plague and Murder: Britain 1066-1509 by Aaron Wilkes (Folens)
Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation; Britain 1509-1745 by Aaron Wilkes (Folens)
Assessment/exams: These take every half term and students will work on them over a period of 3 lessons.
Subject: History

Year 8
Autumn First Half The causes and events of the Civil Wars throughout Britain
Autumn Second Half Cromwell

The Industrial Revolution
Spring First Half Industrial Revolution

Empire
Spring Second Half Finish Empire

Mediciine
Summer First Half Medicine
Summer Second Half The First World War
Text Book/s:
Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation; Britain 1509-1745 by Aaron Wilkes (Folens)
Industry, Invention and Empire: Britain 1745-1901 by Aaron Wilkes (Folens)
SHP History Year 8 Pupils Book by Christopher Culpin (SHP)
Assessment/exams:These take every half term and students will work on them over a period of 3 lessons.

Subject: History

Year 9
Autumn First Half Britain's Transatlantic Slave Trade; its effects and its eventual abolition
Autumn Second Half America in the 1920s

Include link back to germany in the Depression (Super Human Hitler Lesson)
Spring First Half A Study of Southampton; change and continuity, causation
Spring Second Half Context of Nazi Germany & the Holocaust
Summer First Half Events of WW2

Booklet task
Summer Second Half 20th Century events
Text Book/s:
Technology, War and Independence 1901- Present Day by Aaron Wilkes (Folens)
History Year 9 Pupils Book by Dale Banham and Ian Luff
Assessment/exams:  These take every half term and students will work on them over a period of 3 lessons.
Subject: History

Year 10
Autumn First Half and Second Half Germany 1918-1945

This module focuses on the history of Germany from the end of the First World War through to the end of the Second World War.  It looks at the situation in Germany and how through political, economic and social situations, Germany went from a defeated democracy to a dictatorship at War.

Assessment - regular GCSE questions plus an end of module exam.
Spring First Half and Second Half The Cold War
The post-war period and the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Looking at the international political situation after the Second World War we investigate the relationship between America and Russia and examine why and how close the world came to nuclear war.

Assessment - regular GCSE questions plus an end of module exam for both the post war period and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Summer First Half The Cold War
Vietnam

Students will analyse why America became involved in Vietnam and the fighting that took place, as well as looking at opinions on Vietnam and the impact of this on the war.

Assessment - regular GCSE questions plus an end of module exam.
Summer Second Half British Depth Study
The Liberal Reforms

An examination of evidence on the reforms made by the Liberal Government in the early 1900s.  Lessons are source based to develop skills for their paper 2 exam.

Assessment - regular GCSE questions plus an end of module exam.
Text Book/s:
OCR GCSE Modern World History by Ben Walsh
OCR GCSE History B; Modern World History by Ellen Carrington et al
Assessment/exams:  Assessment - regular GCSE questions plus an end of module exam.

Subject: History

Year 11
Autumn First Half and Second Half Controlled Assessment - America in the 1920s

This module takes students through the 1920s and the economic boom experienced in America.  They will study why it happened, who benefited from it and the divisions within American society.

Assessment is based on a 2000 word essay that is written under examination conditions during a series of lessons.

A mock exam will also take place at the end of term.
Spring First Half British Depth Study
The Suffrage Campaign and The Home Front of the First World War

An examination of evidence on the campaign for female suffrage; looking at the arguments for and against; the different campaigns that existed; the impact of the First World War and reasons for success.

Students then move onto study the impact of the First World War on the Home Front and how life changed for civilians.

Lessons are source based to develop skills for their paper 2 exam, and a mock exam for paper 2 will also take place.
Spring Second Half and Summer First Half Revision programme covering all content from both years 10 and 11.
Germany 1918-1945
The Cold War 1945-1975
British Depth Study 1890-1918
Summer Second Half Examinations
Text Book/s:
OCR GCSE Modern World History by Ben Walsh
OCR GCSE History B; Modern World History by Ellen Carrington et al
Assessment/exams:  Assessment - regular GCSE questions plus an end of module exam.


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