Staff members

  • Mrs K Medcroft – Head of Department
  • Miss A Rawlinson – Teacher of History
  • Mrs E Elder – Teacher of History
  • Mrs K van den Broek – Teacher of History

History at Key Stage 3

Students have 3 lessons of History per fortnight in Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9.

The National Curriculum at Key Stage 3 is taught through the following programmes of study:

Year 7 Invasions, Adventures and New Worlds

  • History on the Edge Skills Unit
  • Medieval Realms 1066-1500
  • Voyages of Discovery
  • The Wild West and the Native Americans

Year 8 Reformation, Revolution and Innovation

  • The Making of the UK 1500-1750
  • Britain 1750-1900

Year 9 Conflict, Cooperation and Resolution

  • The Twentieth Century including the First World Way, The Second World War and the Cold War (many of the homework sheets can be found on the shared area of the school network).

History at Key Stage 4

GCSE students have 5 lessons of History per fortnight and the OCR History A: Explaining the Modern World History unit J410 has the following options:

Component 1: International Relations 1918-2001 with The USA 1919-1948

Component 2: Migration to Britain c.1000 to c.2001

Component 3: The Impact of Empire on Britain 1688- c.1730 with Urban Environments

History at Key Stage 5

AS and A2 level students have 9 lessons of History per fortnight. The department teaches the following OCR modules:

AS Modules – H105

  • Y136 The Early Tudors 1485 – 1558
  • Y251 Dictatorship and Democracy in Germany 1913–63

A2 Modules – H505

  • Y319 US Civil Rights 1865-1992 (Historical Themes)
  • Y100 Historical Investigations (coursework)


Lost a homework sheet?  Please check the shared area on the school network or email your teacher for a replacement.