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Teaching Staff

Subject Leader
Jane Hinge

Teachers
Matthew Herzberg
Beatrice Koufie
Amy Maggs
David Pollitt
Owen Roberts
Darren Sharp
Emma Talbot
Hannah Tongue

Summary

Here you can find the curriculum maps for History and Geography for the academic year 2019-20. This is subject to change as we move through the year, especially the Year 11 sections. As we approach the final exams the topics revised will be based on the needs of the students and therefore cannot be set at this stage.

Key Stage 3 - Year 7

History

  • How do we become a good historian?
  • How did William the Conqueror transform England?
  • Was life really 'measly' during the Middle Ages?
  • How was the power of the king challenged during the Medieval period?
  • Were the Dark Ages really that dark?
  • What about 'her' story?

Geography

  • Globalisation
  • Mapping
  • Rivers
  • About the UK
  • Africa
  • In the Horn of Africa
  • Field work
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Key Stage 3 - Year 8

History

  • What is the role of the historian?
  • How have interpretations of the First World War changed over time?
  • Immigration Nation: Is Britain tolerant?
  • How has anti-Semitism changed over time?
  • America: Land of the free?
  • Why were there so many significant genocides in the 20th century?
  • How did protest lead to more equality throughout the 20th century?

Geography

  • Weather and climate
  • Ecosystems
  • Coasts
  • Our restless planet
  • International development
  • Field work
  •   

(KS3 Curriculum information published January 2019 and is subject to change)

Key Stage 4 - Years 9, 10 and 11

Geography GCSE
History GCSE

(KS4 Curriculum information published February 2019 and is subject to change)

Key Stage 5 - Years 12 and 13 (Sixth Form)

Geography A Level
History A Level

(KS5 Curriculum information published December 2018 and is subject to change)

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