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History

Department/subject info and philosophy:

The intent of History at Hinde House is that students access a range of historical knowledge and concepts through enquiry questions. These enquiries, which have been posited by historians drive the learning journey and gives students a chance to engage with historical thinking at both a local and global level.

Some example enquiries:

  • "Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” (African Proverb) How far is this true?
  • ‘The personal is political’ (Carole Hanisch) How far do you agree. Theme: Democracy. Concept: Change over time
  • Do societies always promise more than they can deliver? (Stavrianos). Theme: Migration. Concept: Diversity
  • ‘To put the gun down sometime you have to pick the gun up’ (Malcolm X). Theme: Dissent  Concept: Change over time

Programme of study in Y7-Y9:

Year 7

• Historical skills
• Local study – Cartimandua and the Brigantes
• Norman conquest
• Life in Medieval England
• Medieval monarchs

Year 8

• Local study - How far was Sheffield involved in the slave trade.
• Liberty, protests and rebellions (thematic study over time and countries)
• Empire and rule

Year 9

• WW1
• Germany in transition 1919-1939

Programme of study Y10-Y11:

Year 10

• The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603
• Changes in health and medicine in Britain, c500 to the present day
Year 11
• The development of the USA 1929 2000

 

GCSE/BTEC Exam information:

The exam board we follow is WJEC Eduqas GCSE in HISTORY.
Grading system is 9-1.

 

Useful links/websites:

Hinde House VLE has lots of resources including powerpoints and revision guides.

https://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/history/

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/examspecs/zwwxqhv

https://www.gcsepod.com/

https://spartacus-educational.com/

And YouTube for a variety of videos on topics!

Key contact(s):

Ms J Gadman (Head of History)
jgadman@brigantiatrust.net