KS4 History

This is a two year linear course. Students sit four exam papers at the end of Year 11. There is no coursework or controlled assessment.

Examination Board: WJEC Eduqas

Students study the following modules:

Year 10

Germany in Transition, 1919-1939

The Development of the USA, 1929-2000

Year 11

The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603

Changes in Health and Medicine in Britain, c.500 to the present day

WJEC Eduqas GCSE Specification

Recommended Revision Guide:

WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1)

Eduqas Past Papers:

Past papers

GCSE Bitesize:

GCSE Bitesize

KS3 History

This is a three year rolling course.

Students study the following modules:

Year One

Local History: Isambard Kingdom Brunel – Clifton Suspension Bridge & SS Great Britain

Britain 1066-1509: Norman Conquest; Castles; Henry II & Thomas Becket; Black Death; Peasants Revolt

Year Two

Britain 1509-1745: Reformation; Elizabeth I & Spanish Armada; English Civil War

Britain 1745-1914: Slave Trade; Industrial Revolution & Public Health; Suffragettes

Year Three

Britain & Wider World 1900-2000: World War One & Treaty of Versailles; World War Two & Holocaust

USA 1950-1970: Civil Rights Movement

The focus at KS3 is on the acquisition of key skills: analysing primary & secondary sources; constructing balanced and well supported arguments; making valid judgements.

Recommended Revision Guide:

CGP KS3 History Complete Revision & Practice

KS3 Bitesize: