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History

KS3 Curriculum

Year 7

  • Introduction to chronology, using evidence and the History of WHSG
  • The Norman Conquest
  • Life in the Middle Ages
  • The shift of power from monarch to Parliament 1066-1750
  • The Reformation
  • Life under the Tudors and Stuarts
  • Local History c700-present day

Year 8

  • Slavery
  • Life in the Industrial Revolution
  • The right to vote 1832-1928
  • The First and Second World Wars
  • Life in Nazi Germany
  • The impact of the Second World War
  • Terrorism over time c50CE - present day

Students are assessed through a combination of recall tests, extended writing and source analysis throughout the year.

KS4 Curriculum

GCSE Syllabus

Edexcel Pearson specification

Paper 1 – Crime and Punishment c1000-present day (30% of final grade)

Paper 2 – Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991 (20% of final grade)

      and  - Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 (20% of final grade)

Paper 3 – The USA, 1954-75: conflict at home and abroad (Civil Rights & the Vietnam War) (30% of final grade)

Students are assessed throughout the year using exemplar GCSE questions.

A Level

A Level Syllabus

Edexcel Pearson

  • Paper 1 – Russia 1917-91 (30% of final grade)
  • Paper 2 – Mao’s China, 1949-76 (20% of final grade)
  • Paper 3 – Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII, 1399-1509 (30% of final grade)
  • Paper 4 – Coursework (20% of final grade)


Students are assessed throughout the year using exemplar A-Level questions.

Beyond the Classroom

  • Year 7 Local History tour (part of the Activity Day programme)
  • Year 8 trip to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford (part of the Activity Day programme)
  • Year 13 trip to the Tower of London for a guided tour and workshop on Lancastrians, Yorkists and Henry VII (part of the Activity Day programme)
  • KS3 History Club (1 lunchtime a week)

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