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History: Year 9

Conflict and tension: Why did one murder cause a war in 1914?


War and reaction: How was the First World War fought? Why did so many ‘join up’? Was the Treaty of Versailles a good peace? How did Hitler control Germany?


Race and genocide: How did Nazi rule change lives in Germany? How useful is ‘The Pianist’ as a historical source?


Tsardom and Communism: Why did Russia change so much in 1917? How did Stalin’s rule change lives in Soviet Russia?


Concepts such as: chronology, sources, inference, interpretations, cause/consequence, change/continuity, factors of change, propaganda, armistice, conscription, alliance, treaty, terror, election, genocide, Holocaust, anti-semitism, persecution, resistance, communism, revolution, Bolshevik, purges, conflict, propaganda

Best ever Key Stage 5 Results!

43% of all A-level/BTEC results at A/A* or Distinction/Distinction*.

99% Pass rate.

28% of A level students achieved A levels at grades AAB or higher in at least 2 ‘facilitating subjects’.

Well done to all our students!