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Key Stage 3

Year 7 – The Norman Conquest, Significant Monarchs, the Tudors, the Stuarts

Year 8 – Exploration to Empire, Social Change in Britain, International Conflict – WW1, International Conflict – WW2


Key Stage 4

GCSE History (Exam Board: AQA)

Students follow a newly designed history curriculum from the AQA exam board:

Units covered: 

  • Germany: 1890-1945 – Democracy and Dictatorship 
  • Conflict and tension in Asia: 1950-1975 
  • Britain: Power and the people 
  • Elizabethan England: 1568-1603 
  • Key exam and revision skills in preparation for GCSE history exams

Key Stage 5

Students follow the OCR A Level history syllabus and study the following topics: 

Units covered: 

Year 12 – The American Revolution, Britain 1930-1997

Year 13 – Russia and its Rulers, Topic Based Essay: Nazi Germany 

Department Staff

Miss Loxley (Curriculum Leader of Humanities - History) 
Mr McGregor - History teacher 
Miss Bartington - History teacher 
Mrs Owen - History teacher, Head of Year 7

Useful Websites

BBC Bitesize
BBC History 
Seneca Learning 
History Today  

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Subject Documents Date  
History Curriculum Map 18th Sep 2019 Download