History

Objectives:

Taster Project

To understand the impact of Industrialisation in Victorian London.
- To understand the social circumstances in the East End in 1888.
- To understand the development of Victorian policing.
- To be able to practice the skills of Enquiry.
- To understand the power of creative media in producing a documentary to display enquiry findings.

GCSE

AO1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the key features and characteristics of the periods studied.

AO2 Explain and analyse historical events and periods studied using second order historical concepts.


Term

Autumn
Elective 1

Spring
Elective 2

Summer
GCSE Preparation

Unit

Jack The Ripper - content

Jack the Ripper - PBL

Jack The Ripper - content

Jack the Ripper - PBL

GCSE - British Depth Study:

Early Elizabethan England 1558-88

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Time

7 weeks

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5 weeks

6 weeks

13 weeks

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Victorian London

Students to understand how Victorian London was divided between rich and poor and to focus on the social conditions in the East end.

The Victims

Students to understand who Jack the Ripper’s victims were and what they had in common.

Modus Operandi

Students to identify what links the victims to the killer and begin to create a killer profile based on this evidence.

Dear Boss Letter

Students to analyse and evaluate the reliability of contemporary evidence to help profile the killer.

Jack’s Profile

Student to continue to look at evidence from the www.casebook.org website; looking at eye witness accounts etc. to develop a formal profile of the killer.

The Suspects

Students to evaluate the worth or each of the named suspects on www.casebook.org next to their profile. To also make a final decision on who the killer was.

The police Investigation

To evaluate the methods used by the police in the case of JR and decide if the case had any impact on the development of investigative policing.

Essay – what hypothesis?

Planning documentary

Deciding upon success criteria

Creating a documentary

Evaluation

 

Victorian London

Students to understand how Victorian London was divided between rich and poor and to focus on the social conditions in the East end.

The Victims

Students to understand who Jack the Ripper’s victims were and what they had in common.

Modus Operandi

Students to identify what links the victims to the killer and begin to create a killer profile based on this evidence.

Dear Boss Letter

Students to analyse and evaluate the reliability of contemporary evidence to help profile the killer.

Jack’s Profile

Student to continue to look at evidence from the 
www.casebook.org
website; looking at eye witness accounts etc. to develop a formal profile of the killer.

The Suspects

Students to evaluate the worth or each of the named suspects on
www.casebook.org
next to their profile. To also make a final decision on who the killer was.

The police Investigation

To evaluate the methods used by the police in the case of JR and decide if the case had any impact on the development of investigative policing.

 

Essay – what hypothesis?

Planning documentary

Deciding upon success criteria

Creating a documentary

Evaluation

AO1 & 2

The Queen, government & religion 1558-69.

Who was Elizabeth I? Students to understand how she was faced with problems from the start of her reign. Students will study how religion and the Reformation was the largest of these issues. They will also understand how Elizabethan society was structured and how England was ruled.

Challenges to Elizabeth at home and abroad 1569-88.

Students will look at the challenges to Elizabeth, posed by the Catholics at home and abroad. Plots will include the Northern Revolt and the Babington Plot. They will also look at the significance of the Spanish Armada attack.

Elizabethan Society in the Age of Exploration, 1558-88.

Students will look at other issues faced by Elizabethan society e.g. Growth of Poverty and the Discovery of America.