KS4

History

Names of staff, role & contact details

Mr T Paterson
Subject Leader
tpn@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr K Egan
Teacher of History
Assistant Head of Sixth Form
keg@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr J Joyce
Teacher of History
jje@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Mr G Walker
Teacher of History and Politics
gwr@baines.lancs.sch.uk

Name of course(s) offeredExam boardLink to specNature of assessment
GCSE HistoryAQAhttp://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/history/specifications/AQA-8145-SP-2016.PDF2 50% examination papers

Year 10

Term 1
Paper 1 – Option D. Section A, America 1920-1973: Opportunity and Inequality.

Term 2
Paper 1. Section B, Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975.

Term 3
Paper 2, Section B Depth Studies. Norman England c1066-c1100. The historic environment of Norman England.

Year 11

Term 1
Paper 2, Section B Depth Studies. Norman England c1066-c1100. The historic environment of Norman England.
Paper 2, Section A Thematic Studies.2B Britain Power and the people: c1170 to present day.

Term 2
Paper 2, Section A Thematic Studies.2B Britain Power and the people: c1170 to present day.

Term 3
Revision for final examinations.

How and when is my child assessed?

Assessment takes place in various forms at GCSE. Pupils will complete regular examination type questions that will be set in class and for homework. There is a formal assessment at the end of each unit of work. At the end of Year 10 pupils will sit an examination assessing the content delivered in Year 10 and a mock examination will take place in Year 11.

How to support your child in History:

Take an opportunity to speak to your child and use the planner to understand and keep a track of the homework that has been set for your child. There are a variety of books and revision guides that can be bought for this new course. Details of these will be made available to you by your son or daughter as and when they are published. During revision time please allow your child somewhere quiet, without distractions where they can revise effectively. Please encourage your son or daughter to revisit class notes and content over the duration of the course to keep knowledge fresh in their memory.