Events At a Glance

19/09/2017 Open Morning 9-10.45am
20/09/2017 Open Mornng 9-10.45am
21/09/2017 Open Morning 9-10.45am
22/09/2017 Y7 Stanley Head Trip
18/10/2017 Y7 Form Tutor Eve

OUR CURRICULUM

History

General information/ introduction - "If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday"
History helps us to understand the world has been shaped over many centuries. It helps us to make sense of the world around us,and to understand the origins of modern political and social problems.

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.

Staff      

  • Mrs Whitefoot, Curriclum Leader Humanities
  • Miss Richards 
  • Mrs Burton

KS3 - Year 7:

  • Personal History
  • The History of Ruskin
  • The Roman Empire
  • Medieval England 1066-1500

Year 8:

  • The Tudors and Stuarts: England 1500-1750
  • The Industrial Revolution: Britain 1750-1900

Year 9:

  • The Causes and Events of World War One
  • Europe in the inter war years
  • World War Two and the Holocaust

KS4 - AQA B History

Paper 1 International Relations -  37.5%

  • Causes of World War One
  • Peace-making and the League of Nations
  • Hitler's Foreign Policy and the causes of World War Two

Paper 2 Depth Studies - 37.5%

  • USA 1919-1941:  Boom and Bust
  • Nazi Germany 1933-1939

Controlled assessment - 25%
An aspect of British History