We also teach them to investigate these past events and, by so doing, to develop the skills of enquiry, analysis, evaluation, interpretation and problem solving.
In order to communicate their ideas, students will learn to write clearly and analytically.
Years 12 and 13 KS3 Department booklets are produced and provided for the student at the start of the school year.
Students are expected to complete one piece of homework that is appropriate for their gradepath, every two weeks.
Other lessons may use media or games to help all ability levels to learn about the past.
From Year 7, historical skills are developed for those who want to study History at GCSE, A-level and beyond.In Year 9 students study the Industrial Revolution and both World Wars.Across the three years students learn skills such as source analysis and evaluation, historical interpretations, and essay writing, all of which are developed further at Key Stage 4 In Year 10 students study: Medicine Through Time c1250 – present: This unit focuses on one theme over time, examining the change and continuity across nearly 800 years.This dynamic and coherent book-per-year course combines expertise in course planning with features that reflect the National Curriculum.It has everything you would expect from the SHP, including intriguing content, in-depth historical investigation, meaningful tasks and a wealth of source material.This is usually a GCSE practice question, or preparation for an assessment.KS5 Students will be set a weekly essay, or preparation for an assessment.They then look at life in England in the medieval period, starting with the Norman invasion.In Year 8 students focus on the Tudors and Stuarts and the British Empire. KS4 Exam Board: Edexcel GCSE History (9-1) Course Code: 1HI0 Specification: https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/History/2016/specification-and-sample-assessments/9781446925867_GCSE2016_L12_History_Sample papers: https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/History/2016/specification-and-sample-assessments/GCSE-History-QPs-ONLY-Collation-WEB 978144692583KS5 Exam Board: Edexcel A Level History Course Code: 9HI0 Specification: https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A Level/History/2015/Specification and sample assessments/9781446914366_GCE_2015_A_Sample papers: https://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/A Level/History/2015/Specification and sample assessments/History-A-SAM-Collation-WEB-ISBN9781446914373Year 7 Invasion, Plague and Murder: Britain 1066 – 1485 (Oxford) Year 8 Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation: Britain 1485 – 1750 (Oxford) Industry, Reform and Empire: Britain 1750 – 1900 Year 9 Industry, Reform and Empire: Britain 1750 – 1900 (Oxford) Technology, War and Identities: A World Study After 1900 (Oxford) Year 10 Medicine Through Time c1250 – present (Hodder) Early Elizabethan England 1558 – 1588 (Hodder) My Revision Notes: Medicine in Britain c1250 – present (Hodder) My Revision Notes: Early Elizabethan England 1558 – 1588 (Hodder) Year 11 Superpower Relations and the Cold War 1941 – 1991 (Hodder) The USA, 1954 – 75: Conflict and Home and Abroad (Hodder) My Revision Notes: Superpower Relations and the Cold War 1941 – 1991 (Hodder) Year 12 Communist States in the Twentieth Century (Hodder) Communist States in the Twentieth Century (Pearson) My Revision Notes: Russia 1917 – 1991 (Hodder) My Revision Notes: Mao’s China 1949 – 1976 (Hodder) Year 13 Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain 1780 – 1928 (Hodder) Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain c1780 – 1928 (Pearson) My revision Notes: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain 1780 – 1928 (Hodder) BBC Bitesize is a fantastic resource for KS3 and KS4 pupils.It has lots of quizzes and short videos to help students revise for assessments.