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KS4 History

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The skills and knowledge being taught in each half term for each year group.

 

HT1

HT2

HT3

HT4

HT5

HT6

Year 10

Crime and Punishment c1000-c1700. Chronology, Change and Continuity, Evidence, Interpretations.

Crime and Punishment c1700-present. Chronology, Change and Continuity, Evidence, Interpretations.

Whitechapel, policing and the inner city c1870-1900. Evidence

The American West c1835-c1890. Chronology, Change and Continuity, Evidence, Interpretations.

The American West c1835-c1890. Chronology, Change and Continuity, Evidence, Interpretations.

Anglo-Saxon/Norman England. C1060-1088. Causation, Chronology, Change and Continuity.

Year 11

Anglo-Saxon/Norman England. C1060-1088. Causation, Chronology, Change and Continuity.

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39. Interpretations, Evidence, Causation, Chronology, Change and Continuity.

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39. Interpretations, Evidence, Causation, Chronology, Change and Continuity.

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39. Interpretations, Evidence, Causation, Chronology, Change and Continuity.

Revision.

 

Year 12

Coursework. In Search of The American Dream c1917-96. South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’.

Coursework. In Search of The American Dream c1917-96. South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’.

In Search of The American Dream c1917-96. South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’.

In Search of The American Dream c1917-96. South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’.

In Search of The American Dream c1917-96. South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’.

In Search of The American Dream c1917-96. South Africa, 1948–94: from apartheid state to ‘rainbow nation’.

Year 13

Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763–1914.

Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763–1914

Britain: losing and gaining an empire, 1763–1914

Revision.

Revision.

 

 

Future considerations

-Romans for Y7 HT1 and Norman Conquest/control compressed into one unit for HT2

-More local History to be included (Romans?)

-Role of women through time to replace power through time.

-Roma resources

Assessment Overview

 

Year group

Assessment(s)/End of Year Exams

10

Half Term 1: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 1 (30%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (1 hr 15 mins). Section A description and source work (20 marks). Section B Extended writing questions (36 marks)

Half Term 2: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 1 (30%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (1 hr 15 mins). Section A description and source work (20 marks). Section B Extended writing questions (36 marks)

Half Term 3: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 2 (20%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (55 mins) (36 marks)

Half Term 4: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 2 (20%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (55 mins) (36 marks)

Half Term 5: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 2 (20%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (55 mins) (36 marks)

Half Term 6: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 3 (30%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (1 hr 15 mins). Section A source work and explanation (16 marks). Section B source and interpretations work (36 marks)

11

Half Term 1-2: Formal Mock Exams Paper 3 (30%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (1 hr 15 mins). Section A source work and explanation (16 marks). Section B source and interpretations work (36 marks)

Half Term 3: Formal, closed book assessment. Paper 2 (20%) full practice exam paper in class two lessons (55 mins).

Half Term 4: Formal Mock Exams Paper 2 (20%) full practice exam paper in The Sports Hall (55 mins).

Half Term 5-6 Final GCSE Exams Paper 1 (30%) full exam paper (1 hr 15 mins). Section A description and source work (20 marks). Section B Extended writing questions (36 marks)

Paper 2 (40%) full exam paper (1 hr 45 mins). (64 marks)

Paper 3 (30%) full exam paper (1 hr 15 mins). Section A source work and explanation (16 marks). Section B source and interpretations work (36 marks)

 

How parents/carers can help?

Year group

Online homework/Knowledge Organisers/Revision techniques

10

Knowledge Organiser ‘look, cover, write, check’ homework tasks. Teachers will set weekly homework tasks. These will mostly be on www.senecalearning.com but teachers may also choose to set paper-based homework or homework on other platforms. www.bbcbitesize.com Pearson Edexcel History: Medicine c1250-Present, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England c1060-c1088 and Weimar and Nazi Germany c1918-1939

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Knowledge Organiser ‘look, cover, write, check’ homework tasks. Teachers will set weekly homework tasks. These will mostly be on www.senecalearning.com but teachers may also choose to set paper-based homework or homework on other platforms. www.bbcbitesize.com Pearson Edexcel History: Medicine c1250-Present, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England c1060-c1088 and Weimar and Nazi Germany c1918-1939

 

Website(s) to support learning

www.senecalearning.com

www.bbcbitesize.com

 

 

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