Humanities - History

Welcome to History - 'The subject where students look forward to looking back.'

Department Facilities

The department is well stocked with some of the most recent and critically acclaimed textbooks. Each room is equipped with an interactive whiteboard and we have a vast library of ICT resources for use in lessons. The department also has access to a class set of iPads.

History

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Year 10 Topics:

Key Stage 4

Examination Board: AQA (Syllabus A)

Accreditation: GCSE

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course. GCSE History students must take assessments in both of the following papers in the same series:

Paper 1: Understanding the modern world (Studied in Year 10)

Paper 2: Shaping the nation (Studied in Year 11)

Both exams are 1 hour 45 minutes in duration and comprise 50% of the final grade each.

Subject content

The GCSE History content comprises the following elements:

In Year 10

In Year 11

 

Useful Websites:

Medicine through Time

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/revision/medicine.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5BF72BF165C5AC5A

http://www.historynetwork.co.uk/historynetwork/GCSE_-_Medicine_Through_Time.html

American West

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/revision/west.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTHBu4fdGTE

http://www.historyonthenet.com/American_West/americanwestmain.htm

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