History

Mr Cuevas
Mr Marshall-Jones
Mr Roberts

History Teacher
History Teacher
History Teacher

Course Overview / Purpose of Study

  • History helps you discover how your world evolved.
  • History helps you develop the skills to look beyond the headlines, to ask questions properly, and to express your own opinions.
  • History trains your mind and teaches you how to think and process information.
  • History students are rounded individuals who develop an understanding of both past and present.
  • A lack of historical knowledge prevents people from truly understanding the world they live in.
  • History makes you appreciate that people in the past were not just ‘good’ or ‘bad’, but motivated in complex and inconsistent ways, just like us.
  • History provides you with the many skills employers are looking for.

Source: www.schoolhistory.co.uk

Key Stage 3

Autumn Term

Medieval England starting with the Battle of Hastings through to the Black Death.

Spring Term

Medieval England starting with Henry II through to the peasant’s revolt

Summer Term

Tudor and Stuart England

Autumn Term

The British Empire and Slavery

Spring Term

The Industrial Revolution and Britain as the ‘workshop of the world’

World War One

Summer Term

World War One

1920s America

Autumn Term

World War Two and the Holocaust

Spring Term

Migration – A British study of change and continuity

GCSE start – Unit 1, Crime and Punishment 1000-present day
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Summer Term

GCSE continues – Unit 1, Crime and Punishment 1000-present day
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Key Stage 4

Autumn Term

Unit 2, Local Study for Crime and Punishment, Whitechapel in the 1800s
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Unit 3, Elizabethan England
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Spring Term

Unit 3, Elizabethan England
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Unit 5, Weimar and Nazi Germany
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Summer Term

Unit 4, Cold War and Superpower Relations
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

REVISION of GCSE unit so far
This will include catch up sessions, After school revision sessions in preparation for Year 11 and a mock paper of the unit so far.

Autumn Term

Unit 4, Cold War and Superpower Relations
Assessment will consist of classroom practice questions, factual recall tests and mock exam papers.

Spring Term

REVISION
This will include revision of all units. Students will undertake walking talking mocks, practice papers, catch up and after school sessions. Students will also complete research/revision projects at home to enrich knowledge in the run up to exams

Summer Term

REVISION and GCSE

All information and guidance for exam specifications and mark schemes will be available to students as we go through the course.

Revision guides are available from the Edexcel website:

Additional revision materials will be provided by the teacher and posted on Show My Homework where relevant.

If you have any questions particularly regarding GCSE, then please email Mrs Richens (Head of History): a.richens@cranbourne.hants.sch.uk