Subjects: History

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History

History at The Bulmershe School offers an exciting curriculum from Year 7 to Year 13. At Key Stage Three, students study a variety of World, British and Local History and are given opportunities to research particular areas of interest; for example, our Year 8 students independently produce a piece of work to argue the significance of an individual of their choice in the twentieth century.

As part of our preparations for the new GCSE and A Level courses, our students were invited to take part in discussions and a vote regarding what they would like to study. At GCSE they have selected Superpower Relations, Crime and Punishment and Henry VIII alongside a modern depth study on either Nazi Germany or USA.

At A Level students selected the Tudors and South Africa in year 12 and the Middle East for their exam unit in year 13. Their final unit is coursework which they can set a question based on a topic which they are interested in.

Teaching Staff

Should you wish to contact a teacher in this department please email the head of department and copy to our office email. (office@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk).

This will mean we can ensure a swift response.

Miss H Arif: Subject Leader - harif@bulmershe.wokingham.sch.uk

Miss T Moran

Mr H Owen

Mr D Chandler

Miss A Gray

Miss K Roberts

Ms I Wiltshire

Courses

Key Stage 3 (Years 7 & 8)

All students in Years 7 receive 4 lessons per fortnight.

Year 7 - Medieval Realms / Local History / Tudors / The English Civil War / Industrial Revolution

In year 8 all students have 5 lessons per fortnight

Year 8 -  The Transatlantic Slave Trade  / Civil Rights / Votes for Women / World War One and Two / The Holocaust / South Africa under Apartheid / The role of an individual

Key Stage 4 (Years 9 - 11)

Exam Board: Edexcel

http://qualifications.pearson.com/content/dam/pdf/GCSE/History/2016/specification-and-sample-assessments/9781446925867_GCSE2016_L12_History_Web.pdf

 

Key Stage 5 (Years 12 & 13)

Exam Board: OCR

http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/170209-specification-accredited-as-level-gce-history-a-h105.pdf

 

 

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