Key Stage 3
We follow a chronological course of History from the 11th century to the 20th century.
In Year 7 we study from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, covering the Middle Ages, The Tudors and Stuarts and the English Civil War.
In Year 8 we study the Slave Trade, the industrial changes in Britain and the growth of the towns. We also study the Suffragettes and the First and Second World Wars.
Key Stage 4
In KS4 (Years 9-11) we study OCR SHP GCSE.
This is broken down in five sections, each worth 20% of the final exam and grade.
The People’s Health, 1250 to the present.
Elizabethan England, 1580-1503
Local Study: Scarborough Castle
The Making of America, 1789-1900
Living under Nazi Rule, 1933-1945
Key Stage 5
We have chosen a varied course for A Level, which is assessed through three final exams and one personal study.
During this course we will study:
Unit Y221: Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919–1963 (15% of total A Level.)
Unit Y106: The Early Tudors, 1485-1547, (25% of total A Level.)
Unit 312: Popular Culture and the Witchcraze of the 16th and 17th Centuries. (40% of total A Level.)
Unit Y100: Topic based essay on the Holocausts. (20% of total A Level.)
Please contact Miss Bradley, Head of Department, for enquiries.