History

Our Teaching Staff

Head of Department Teaching Staff
Miss K Scott

Ms S Carroll

Mr M Clarke

Mrs D Cunningham (Assistant Head)

Mrs S Hayes (Deputy Head)

Miss A Mann

In History we aim to inspire students to ask the question why? To enrich their own lives with the experience of the lives of others and to become enquiring analytical and well informed individuals 

KS3

Main Skills developed in Year 7, 8 & 9.

Construct an argument

Reach an overall judgement

Develop ICT skills

Analyse evidence

Assess the utility and reliability of contemporary sources

Evaluate how the past has been portrayed

Brief outline of content studied at KS3 – (this can be included in with the bullet points about main skills)

What did the Romans do for us?

Were the Dark Ages really that dark?

Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

How did William control England?

Who was more powerful in Medieval England; the Church or the King?

Why would people join a crusade?

Magna Carta, Black Death or Peasants’ Revolt: which one helped the people the most?

Why did Henry make the Break from Rome?

Was there a mid-Tudor crisis?

How successful was Elizabeth I?

Why was Guy Fawkes executed?

What caused the English Civil War?

What was life like under Puritan rule?

Does Charles II deserve to be known as ‘The King of Bling’?

Why is what happened in 1688 known as the ‘Glorious Revolution’?

How is Bexley connected to slavery?

Why was Slavery abolished?

What was the impact of Empire Windrush?

Should children work in factories?

How healthy were the Victorians?

Was Germany to blame for the outbreak of the First World War?

How accurate is “Blackadder”?

Why did some women get the vote in 1918?

Why was there a Second World War?

Why was Lenin able to take control in October 1917?

How far did Russia change under communist rule?

How does Hollywood portray the past?

 KS4

Outline of course content: bullet points

Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91

Elizabethan England 1558-1588

Crime and punishment in Britain, c1000–present and Whitechapel, c1870–c1900: crime, policing and the inner city

Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

Exam board, qualification and assessment information.

Edexcel 1HI0/B7.

100% examination at the end of Year 11

Can include past results here as well.

Careers and weblinks

Further Information

If you would like to find out more about the History curriculum, please contact Miss Scott at:

admin@stccg.co.uk