Important Messages: Please see the letter from Ms Jackson regarding current arrangements.
Year 9 Curriculum Information - History
Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • The Twentieth Century World
    • The Suffragettes
    • World War I
    • Russia 1917-1953
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • The Twentieth Century World
    • The Rise of Hitler and life in Nazi Germany
    • The Causes and key events of World War II
    • the Atomic Bomb and end of War
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • The Twentieth Century World
    • The Cold War
    • South Africa and Apartheid
    • Civil Rights in the USA
    • Terrorism in the Modern World
    • Immigration Nation: the development of multicultural Britain

Autumn Term

  • Assessment 1: extended writing: ‘Did the Suffragettes help women to win the vote?’
  • Assessment 2: historical interpretations: ‘Was the Treaty of Versailles a fair peace?’

Spring Term

  • Assessment 3: extended writing/historical causation: ‘Why did World War II break out in 1939?’
  • Assessment 4: source evaluation/interpretation: ‘Which sources are most useful in investigating whether the USA was right to drop the Atomic Bomb?’

Summer Term

  • Assessment 5: historical interpretations: ‘Who was the most important to US Civil Rights: Martin Luther King or Malcolm X?’
  • Assessment 6: End of Year Nine exam
Special Requirements/Equipment

There is no specific equipment other than that set out in the student planner. However we have found that a set of four different coloured highlighters is extremely useful.

Home Learning

This will be set weekly by the teacher and consolidate and deepen the knowledge and skills developed in lessons. Details of this will be set by the teacher on Show my Home Learning.

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