Year 7

Autumn Term

  1. Historical skills
  2. The Norman Conquest

Spring Term

  1. The Middle Ages
  2. The Tudors and religion

Summer Term

  1. The British Empire and slavery
  2. The American West

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Pupils may visit the Liverpool Maritime Museum and Slavery Museum.

Pupils will complete project based homework and will be assigned wider reading to help them complete these tasks.

Year 8

Autumn Term

  1. The Industrial Revolution
  2. The Villainous Victorians

Spring Term

  1. The First World War
  2. The Suffragettes

Summer Term

  1. Germany and the Second World War
  2. The Civil Rights Movement

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Pupils will complete project based homework and will be assigned wider reading to help them complete these tasks.

Year 9

Autumn Term

  1. GCSE ‘Thematic study’ of Crime and Punishment in Britain, c1000 A.D. to present.

Spring Term

  1. Whitechapel, c1870-c1900: crime, policing and the inner city (30%).
  2. Begin a British depth study (20%)

Summer Term

  1. Complete British depth study (20%) on Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060-88.
  2. Paper 1 Mock.

Enrichment/Wider Reading

History enrichment will give pupils the opportunity to read around each GCSE topic and visit places that will bring History to life.

Year 10

Autumn Term

  1. The American West, c1835-c1895 (20%).
  2. Paper 1 mock. 50% of paper 2 mock.

Spring Term

  1.  Modern Depth Study’ of Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 key topics 1 and 2.

Summer Term

Some GCSE pupils may also have the opportunity to visit Historical sites in Berlin, Germany and London.

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Key textbooks

GCSE Geography AQA Student Book

GCSE Geography AQA Revision Guide

GCSE Geography AQA Exam Practice

Useful websites 

BBC Bitesize – content website with revision materials and quizzes

Seneca Learning – an online revision platform that students sign up for

Year 11

Autumn Term

  1. Thematic study of paper 1 and 2 topics.
  2. Germany revision.

Spring Term

  1. Revision of key topics for all exam papers.

Summer Term

  1. Past paper revision

Enrichment/Wider Reading

GCSE pupils may have the opportunity to watch a live production, Hitler on Trial.

Assessment of Learning

Years 7 & 8

Pupils complete assessments that focus on the KS3 National curriculum and prepare pupils for the Edexcel GCSE assessment style of questioning.

Years 9, 10 & 11

Pupils complete GCSE style assessments at the conclusion of each key topic. They also complete mock exams in all years.

Information on the exam board can be found at:

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/history-2016.html

Download PDF