All students study History in Years 7-9 and in Years 10-11 History is offered as an option subject.
Students in key stage 3 study History for 3 hours each fortnight. In Key stage 4 they study for 5 hours each fortnight.
Key Stage 3
What is History?
The Roman’s in Britain
Castles and their development
The English Reformation
Consequences of the reformation and Elizabethan England
The English Civil War
Cromwell’s rule in England
Votes for Women
Causes and consequences of WWI
Treaty of Versailles
Causes of WWII
Turning points of WWII
Civil Rights Movement in America
Pupils complete an assessment after each unit of work.
Pupils study OCR Modern World History. The exam paper covers all grades A*-G. The exam consists of two exam papers and a piece of extended writing which accounts for 25% of the final grade.
USA 1919-1941- The political, social and economic changes during this time.
International Relations – The Cold War 1945-1975 including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War
This exam is based both contextual knowledge and the use of sources. The topics studied are
Liberal Reforms in Britain
Home Front during WWI
Study Support sessions are offered in Year 11 to support pupils with their revision