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History

Staff

  • Mr T Best – Head of History
  • Mr A Fox – Attainment Coordinator
  • Dr M Langstaff – EPQ & High Starters Coordinator)
  • Mr M Melville – Assistant Head of Sixth Form
  • Miss V Sanderson
  • Mr J Sharpe – Deputy Head
  • Mrs E Wooldridge – Head of PSHCE

What will you study in Key Stage 3?

In Year 7, students build on their study of History at Key Stage 2 by focusing on the development of the medieval monarchy, from William of Normandy, to King John, to Henry VIII. Students will also study epic battles of individuals and factions such as Henry Vs. Beckett and York Vs. Lancaster. Students will also endeavour to solve the centuries-old mysterious of who killed the princes in the tower.

In Year 8, students explore drastic moments in British history such the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and Charles I, through the tumult of the Industrial revolution, the controversy of Empire and Imperialism and the significance and magnitude of the world wars, finishing the year with a study of key individuals of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Opportunities and Trips

In Year 8, pupils have the opportunity to visit Normandy to enrich their understanding of England’s Norman heritage, and the events in Normandy during the Second World War.

In Year 10, pupils will have the opportunity to visit Germany, which takes in visits to Munich, Nuremberg and Berlin.

For more information on Year 7 Curriculum outline, click on the link below:

Year 7 History Curriculum Outline

For more information on Year 8 Curriculum outline, click on the link below:

Year 8 History Curriculum Outline

Key Stage 4 – GCSE History

For more information on GCSE History outline, click on the link below:

GCSE History Course Overview

Key Stage 5 – A Level Ancient History

For more information on A Level Ancient History outline, click on the link below:

A Level Ancient History

Key Stage 5 – A Level History

For more information on A Level History outline, click on the link below:

A Level History

Key Stage 5 – A Level Government and Politics

A Level Government and Politics