History

Objectives:

AO1: Demonstrate, organise and communicate knowledge and understanding to analyse and evaluate the key features related to the periods studied, making substantiated judgements and exploring concepts, as relevant, of cause, consequence, change, continuity, similarity, difference and significance

AO2: Analyse and evaluate appropriate source material, primary and/or contemporary to the period, within its historical context

AO3: Analyse and evaluate, in relation to the historical context, different ways in which aspects of the past have been interpreted


Year

Year 12

Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

UNIT 2

The USA, 1955-92: Conformity and challenge

UNIT 1

Britain Transformed

1918-1979

UNIT 4

Coursework

The Holocaust

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THEME 1 – Affluence and Conformity 1955-63

To what extent did the USA suffer considerable urbanisation and affluence?

How important were changes in culture?

How successful was the civil rights movement in achieving more rights for black people?

Did JFK’s New Frontier programme achieve its aims?

THEME 2 – Protest and reaction 1963-72

How did the quest for civil rights change?

To what extent did protest and personal freedom change?

How successful was LBJ’s New Great Society?

How important were reactions to the counterculture?

THEME 3 – Social and Political Change 1973-80

How far was there a crisis in political leadership?

What was the impact of economic change on US society?

How far did popular culture change?

To what extent did individual and civil rights improve?

THEME 4 – Republican dominance and its opponents, 1981-92

How successful were president Reagan and Bush (Snr) in dealing with USA economic problems?

To what extent was religious right influential

How far was there cultural challenge for American youth?

To what extent did the position of ethnic minorities and women improve?

END OF UNIT ASSESSMENT

THEME 1 – A Changing political and economic environment

To what extent did the political landscape change 1918-79

In what ways and with what success did the governments deal with economic change between 1918-1979

How effectively did governments deal with changes to the workplace between 1918-79?

THEME 2 – Creating a Welfare State.

How successfully did British governments provide welfare support in the years 1918-79

Why, and with what impact, was the NHS created in 1948?

To what extent has education reform led to widening opportunities?

THEME 3 – Society in Transition

To what extent did British class structure and social values change between 1918-79?

In what ways, and for what reasons and to what extent did life change for British women between 1918-79?

How far did relations between Britons and immigrants change between 1918-79

THEME 4 – Changing quality of life

How far did living standards change between 1918-79?

In what ways and to what extent did mass popular culture affect British society between 1918-79?

To what extent did the British experience of travel and leisure pursuits change between 1918-79?

THEME 5 – What impact did Thatcher’s governments have on Britain (1979-90)

What were the effects of Thatcher’s economic policies

To what extent were the state intervention and the public sector ‘rolled back’

How far did political and social division change in Britain between 1979-90?

What were the effects of Thatcherism on politics and party development?

END OF UNIT ASSESSMENT

Contextual knowledge

Introduction to Coursework

Anti-Semitism and Hitler’s early life

Popularity of the Nazi Regime

What role did Hitler play?

Was Hitler an all powerful dictator?

Why did the Nazi party become more radical

Where did the power lie in the third Reich?

Causes of the Holocaust

Skills

What is an interpretation?

How are interpretations formed?

How to analyse an interpretation

How to make notes

How to reference essays


Year

Year 13

Term

Autumn

Spring

 

Unit

UNIT 3

The witch craze in Britain, Europe and North America 1580-1750

REVISION

 

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Aspects in Breadth

Changing attitudes to witchcraft

The existence and growth of scepticism, c1580–c1750: the impact of notable frauds and doubtful cases.

The impact of notable sceptic publications, c1580–c1750

The wider intellectual context: the coming of the age of science and reason

Making sense of the universe and its impact, c1580–c1750

The changing approach to human understanding and knowledge, c1580–c1750

END OF BREADTH ASSESSMENT

Aspects in Depth

Depth 1

The North Berwick witches in Scotland, 1590–91 and the aftermath to 1597

Depth 2

The Lancashire witches of 1604–13

Depth 3

The Great Witch Hunt, in Bamberg, Germany, 1623–32

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Depth 4

Matthew Hopkins and the East Anglian witch craze, 1645–47

Depth 5 

Cotton Mather and the Salem witch hunt, 1692–93

END OF DEPTH ASSESSMENT

 

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