Curriculum Outline

Year 9

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
Thematic Study: The People’s Health, c. 1250 – present

Public Health in Medieval Britain, Early Modern Britain including: characteristics of medieval Britain, living conditions in the later Middle Ages, responses to the Black Death, public health in late-medieval towns and monasteries

Thematic Study: The People’s Health, c. 1250 – present

Public Health in early and late industrial Britain including: growth of major cities, political change, urban living conditions, responses to cholera, public health reform in the 19th century

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
Thematic Study: The People’s Health, c. 1250 – present

Public Health in Britain since c.1900 including: growing government involvement in public health, responses to different diseases and change in living conditions

British Depth Study: The Elizabethans, 1580-1603

 

Elizabeth and government & the power of the queen, including opposition from Puritans

Religion: enforcement of Elizabeth’s religious settlement after 1580, Mary Queen of Scots

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
British Depth Study: The Elizabethans, 1580-1603

Contrasting lives of rich and poor Elizabethans, as well as family and gender roles, poverty in Elizabethan England.

Popular culture – London, theatres and witchcraft

British Depth Study: The Elizabethans, 1580-1603

The wider world and England’s connections with the wider world, including imperial ambition, England’s attempts at an American colony, trade with the east including India

 

Year 10

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
World Depth Study: Living under Nazi Rule

Rise of Hitler, The Munich Putsch and its consequences, reasons why support for the Nazis grew, how Hitler became Chancellor in 1933 and the consolidation of his power 1933-34.

World Depth Study: Living under Nazi Rule

3 main methods of control: Terror, success and propaganda.

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
World Depth Study: Living under Nazi Rule

Opposition in Nazi Germany. Nazi persecution of minority groups and the Jews.

Period Study: The Making of America, 1789 – 1900

America after the War of Independence, including settlement and Native Americans

Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Period Study: The Making of America, 1789 – 1900

Early Settlers and why they moved West, including population of America and American Civil War

Period Study: The Making of America, 1789 – 1900

Indian Wars with the US Army, treatment of black people and Native Americans in America up until 1900

 

Year 11

Autumn Half Term 1 Autumn Half Term 2
History Around Us: Site Study – Quarry Bank Mill

*Visit to Quarry Bank Mill*

Study of the site focusing upon: relationship between the site and other historical sources, using physical features and other interpretations

History Around Us: Site Study – Quarry Bank Mill

Study of the site focusing upon: relationship between the site and other historical sources, using physical features and other interpretations

Spring Half Term 1 Spring Half Term 2
History Around Us: Site Study – Quarry Bank Mill

Study of the site focusing upon: relationship between the site and other historical sources, using physical features and other interpretations

Revision & Exam Technique
Summer Half Term 1 Summer Half Term 2
Revision & Exam Technique Revision & Exam Technique

3 x Exams