Departmental S
Curriculum Leader Mr M Pilling  
Subject Teachers Mrs Z Brixey
Ms K Jackson
Mr P Leadley
Mrs H Munn
Mrs E Slater
SLT Line Manager   Mrs C Preissner  

History – Key Stage 3

At Key Stage 3 students have 4 lessons each fortnight throughout the whole of Key Stage 3. In years 7 students are taught in tutor groups whilst in years 8 and 9 they are grouped differently but are still taught in a mixed ability setting. The main programmes of work in each year of Key Stage 3 are summarised as follows with further details contained in schemes of work:

Year 7

  • Celts and Romans
  • 1066
  • Medieval Britain

Download Scheme of Work – Year 7

Year 8

  • Tudors
  • The English Civil War
  • Industrial Britain, child labour and cholera
  • Slavery

Download Scheme of Work – Year 8

Year 9

  • Aspects of the 20th Century

Download Scheme of Work – Year 9

Gifted and talented students are encouraged to undertake extended class and home work tasks.

History – Key Stage 4

History is one of the most popular options at GCSE and is one in which students of all abilities do very well. The course comprises of four separate units:-

  • Medicine Through Time, 1250-Present Day
  • Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588
  • Weimer and Nazi Germany, 1918-1939
  • Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1841-1991

Please refer to the ‘Key Stage 4 Courses Booklet‘ for further details.

History – Key Stage 5

At Key Stage 5 we offer History at both AS and A2 levels.
Please refer to the ‘Sixth Form Prospectus‘ for further details.

Please click on the link to view our History YouTube Channel