This is a three year rolling course. Students study the modules below.
Local Study: Bristol’s Black History – Transatlantic Slave Trade; Windrush Generation; Bristol Bus Boycott; St Pauls Carnival; Black Lives Matter
Britain 1066-1509: Norman Conquest; Castles; Henry II & Thomas Becket; Black Death; Peasants Revolt
Britain 1509-1745: Reformation; Elizabeth I & Spanish Armada; English Civil War
Britain 1745-1914: Slave Trade; Industrial Revolution & Public Health; Suffragettes
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
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:
Germany in Transition, 1919-1939
The Development of the USA, 1929-2000
The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603
Changes in Health and Medicine in Britain, c.500 to the present day