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Welcome to the History Department at York High School!

Subject Leader:   Mr Hardy

 

CURRICULUM INFO 2018 - 2019

YEAR 7

Autumn

 

  1. What is History?

 

  1. Why did the Vikings invade Britain?

 

  1. How did William become King of England?

Spring

 

  1. How did William Conquer and Keep Control of England?

 

  1. Why was the Church So Important During Medieval Times?

 

  1. Was Henry II Responsible for the Death of Thomas Becket?

Summer

 

  1. What Kind of King was King John?

 

  1. How Hard Was Life in Medieval Britain?

 

  1. Why did the Tudors keep changing Religion in England?

 

 

YEAR 8

Autumn

 

  1. How did Elizabeth I tackle the problems of her reign?

 

  1. How did Charles I lose control of England?

 

  1. Cromwell – Hero or Villain?

Spring

 

 

  1. How did Great Britain gain an Empire?

 

  1. What was the reality of the Atlantic Slave Trade?

 

  1. WORLD STUDY: Plantation to White House: How equal are the Black Peoples of America?

Summer

 

        1      What changed in Great Britain between 1750 and 1900?

 

2      Why is it so difficult to find out about working conditions in the 19th Century?

 

       3      What problems faced people in the New Industrial Towns?

 

YEAR 9

Autumn

 

1      World War One: Causes, Events and Consequences

 

2      How did Hitler go from Tramp to Dictator?

 

3      What Was Life Like in Nazi Germany? – Part One

 

Spring

 

1     What Was Life Like in Nazi Germany? – Part Two

 

        2    How and why did the Holocaust happen?

 

        3    What were the Causes of World War 2?

 

Summer

 

  1. What were the key events in World War 2?

 

  1. What were the Key Events of the Cold War 1945 – 89?

 

       3     What is Making History in the 21st Century?

 

 

   

YEAR 10

Autumn

 

Health and the People:

 

1.  Medicine Stands Still

 

2. The Beginnings of Change

 

3. A Revolution in Medicine

 

Spring

4. Modern Medicine

 

America, 1920–1973: Opportunity and inequality

 

1. American people and the 'Boom'

 

2. Bust – Americans' experiences of the Depression and New Deal

 

Summer

3. Post-war America

 

Year 10 Exam Revision

 

Elizabethan England

 

1. Elizabeth and her Government

 

 

 

 

YEAR 11

Autumn

 

2. Life in Elizabethan Times

 

 

3. Trouble at home and abroad.

 

 

 

Spring

Conflict and tension, 1918–1939

 

1. Peacemaking 1919

 

2. The League of Nations and international peace

 

3. The origins and outbreak of the Second World War

 

Summer

 

Revision

 

Exam Qualifications available in your subject area:

 

  • GCSE: History

     

  • Others:

     

    Contact:           Mr Hardy___________ on ______01904 555500___ if you require further information