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History Core Knowledge

Knowledge organiser Y9 Key events Vietnam

Knowledge organiser Y9 Cold War

Knowledge organiser Y9 Russia

Knowledge organiser Y9 Interwar years

Knowledge organiser Y8 The Holocaust

Knowledge organiser Y8 WW1 life as a soldier

Knowledge organiser Y8 WW1 causes

Knowledge organiser Y8 WW1 Key battles

Knowledge organiser Y8 WW2

Knowledge organiser Y7 Medieval plague and peasants revolt

Knowledge organiser Y7 Medieval church, Becket, Crusade and John

Knowledge organiser Y7 Elizabeth and the Strangers

Knowledge organiser Y7 Henry and Tudors

Knowledge organiser Y7 Norman conquest

Key words for each unit Sept 2018

KS3 YA reading list Jan 2019

Substantive concepts in history Sept 2018

GCSE reading lists Jan 2019

GCSE Anglo Saxon & Norman England CK test Jan 2019

GCSE Cold War CK test answers Jan 2019

GCSE Hist Env WW1 trenches CK test answers Jan 2019

GCSE Medicine through time CK test answers Jan 2019

GCSE Weimar/Nazi Germany CK test answers Jan 2019

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Year 7 and 8

Students follow the national curriculum and study a variety of topics covering the time period from 1066 to 1945.

Year 9

Students will complete a foundation year in year 9.  During this year they will cover the key topics to support a transition into their GCSE studies.

Key Stage 4

The history course offered at GCSE is Edexcel history.

Paper 1: Thematic study and historic environment (30%)

  • Medicine in Britain, c1250–present
  • The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.

Paper 2: Period study and British depth study (40%)

  • British depth study: Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88
  • Period study: Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91.

Paper 3: Modern depth study (30%)

  • Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39.