History

Staff

Mr C Todd - Head of History
Ms A Esen - Teacher of History
Ms J Coleshill - Teacher of History

Norlington Reads in History

KS3

YEAR 7

 

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The Romans – Ahead of their time?

 

Assessment : Did the Romans make Britain more civilised?

The Normans – William the Conqueror

 

Assessment: Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

The Tudors

 

 

 

Assessment: Why did Henry VIII break from Rome?

Life in Stuart England

 

 

Assessment: Why did the English turn on each other?

The English Civil War

 

 

Assessment: Why did Britain become a Republic?

The Slave Trade

 

 

 

Assessment: Why was the Slave Trade abolished?

YEAR 8

 

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The Industrial Revolution – How did Britain Change?

 

Assessment : Did everyone benefit from Industrialisation?

Aspects of World War One

 

 

 

Assessment : Lions led by Donkeys?

Votes for Women

 

 

 

Assessment: Why did women get the vote in 1918?

Aspects of World War Two

 

 

Assessment: Why did The RAF win the Battle of Britain?

The Holocaust

 

 

 

Assessment: Why is it important for all to learn about The Holocaust?

The Cold War

 

 

 

Assessment: Why was there a Race to The Moon?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS4

YEAR 9/10/11

Year 9 and 10 will follow the Edexcel GCSE specification .
This course provides students with a well rounded understanding of British and world history from medieval times until the present day. Units are studied in Super Power Relations and The Cold War, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, Crime and punishment in Britain and The USA in conflict.

The course is assessed as follows
Paper 1: Thematic study and historic environment. 1hr 15mins. 30% of qualification.
Paper 2: Period study and British depth study. 1hr 45mins. 40% of qualification.
Paper 3: Modern depth study. 1hr 20mins. 30% of qualification.

 

KS5

YEAR 12

Sixth form students will study units on The search for The American Dream, Indian road to independence. British Industrial and Social Change and a coursework piece on the origins of The Cold War.