Teaching & Learning

History

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, so that by steadfastness and by the encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.

Romans 15:4

curriculum intent

Our vision in History is to encourage interest in, and enjoyment of, learning about the past. Our aim is to help students understand how, why and when things have changed over time developing their understanding of our world and country today. We actively encourage students to think for themselves, using research and evidence gathering so as to develop their own interpretation of the past thereby reaching supported judgements. Through History, students develop empathy and an understanding of personal motivation, in addition to the ability to communicate their thoughts and ideas clearly both verbally and in writing. Our goal is for students to acquire knowledge and skills in History which will serve them well in other subjects, with their educational and career aspirations and allow them to become active and engaged British citizens who understand their democratic past. 

curriculum overview
subject specific information

Exam Specifications:

A level (Pearson Edexcel)

Route H: Democracies in change: Britain and the USA in the twentieth century Paper 1, Option 1H: Britain transformed, 1918–97 72

Paper 2,  Option 2H.2: The USA, 1955–92: conformity and challenge

Paper 3, Option 34.2: Poverty, public health and the state in Britain, c1780–1939

 

GCSE  (Pearson Edexcel)

Paper 1: Thematic study and historic environment: Option 11: Medicine in Britain, c1250–present and The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.

Paper 2: Period study and British depth study Option B1: Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88; Option P3: The American West, c1835–c1895

Paper 3: Modern depth study: Option 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

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