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HISTORY

 

Autumn Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • The Transformation of Surgery c1845-c1918.
  • Surgery and anaesthetics in the 19th century.
  • The discovery of anaesthetics.
  • Understanding infection.
  • Joseph Lister and antiseptics.
  • Source enquiry skills: inference and portrayal; source analysis; reliability; cross-referencing.

 

Autumn Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • The Transformation of Surgery c1845-c1918.
  • The problem of blood loss and how it was overcome.
  • The role of war, science and technology in the development of surgery c1845-c1918.
  • The interaction of factors affecting the development of surgery.
  • Source enquiry skills: the usefulness of sources; comparing the value of sources; making a judgement.

 

Spring Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Medicine and treatment c1350-c1900.
  • Medicine ideas and practices in the Middle Ages.
  • The impact of the Medical Renaissance (c1500-c1750)
  • Killer diseases in Britain, c1750-1900.
  • The fight against Smallpox: Jenner and vaccination.
  • The development of the germ theory.

 

Spring Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Medicine and treatment c1900 to present day.
  • Developments in the fight against disease.
  • Alexander Fleming and the development of penicillin.
  • Care of the sick c1900-1948.
  • The creation of the NHS.

 

Summer Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Medicine and public health from Roman Britain to c1350.
  • Medicine and treatment in Roman Britain.
  • Public health in Roman Britain.
  • Medicine and treatment in the Middle Ages in Britain.
  • Medical training from Roman Britain to c1350.
  • Public health in the Middle Ages.
  • Hospitals.
  • Factors affecting the developments in medicine and public health.

 

Summer Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Public health from c1350 to present day.
  • Public health 1350-1750: the problems.
  • Public health 1350-1850: government action.
  • Public health 1750-1900: cholera and Chadwick.
  • Public health 1850-1900: government action.
  • Public health 1900-1948: the foundation of the Welfare State.
  • Public health 1948 to present day: prevention and education.
  • Factors affecting public health c1350 to present day.

 

Useful History websites:

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/gcse09/history/b/Pages/default.aspx
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/modern/indrevsurgeryrev1.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/modern/twentiethcenturysurgeryrev1.shtl
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/
http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/gcselinks/medicine/medicineworksheets.shtml
http://www.medicinethroughtime.co.uk/gcsemedicine.htm

 

Important History dates:

Revision classes to be arranged for after school to prepare for the mock exams.
Homework that will be written in the student planners.
Preparation for the mock exam in June 2014.

 

Contact the History Department

Phone: 01202774600
Email: Dcollins@leaf.bournemouth.sch.uk