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Oak History

GCSE History

 

Autumn Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Civil Rights and protest in the USA 1945-70.
  • The development of protest movements: Civil Rights; Anti-Vietnam War; Women’s Movement; the key events of 1945-70.
  • Changes in civil rights and the roles of key individuals: Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy and Johnson.
  • Peaceful protest and the alternatives: how effective was peaceful protest in securing civil rights in the USA?

 

Autumn Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • The transformation of British society c1815-c1851: People and poverty.
  • The consequences of industrialisation in Britain.
  • Working conditions for men, women and children.
  • Poverty and poor relief before 1834.

 

Spring Term 1:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • The transformation of British society c1815-c1851: Reform and protest.
  • Changes to the Poor Law, 1834-1850.
  • Attempts to reform working conditions.
  • Parliamentary reform and protest.

 

Spring Term 2:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • The transformation of British society c1815-c1851: The coming of the railways.
  • The first railways.
  • Construction of the rail network.
  • The impact of the railways.

 

Summer Term:

Your child will be studying and focusing on:

  • Revision of the key topics studied through KS4: Medicine and treatment; The transformation of surgery c1845-c1918; The transformation of British society c1815-c1851.

 

Useful History websites:

http://www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/gcse09/history/b/Pages/default.aspx
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/shp/britishsociety/
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/chartism.htm
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/politics/g7/
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/railways.htm
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PR1832.htm
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/politics/g6/

 

Important History dates:

Revision classes to be arranged for after school to prepare for the History exams.
Parents to be informed by letter and in student planners.
Homework that will be written in the student planners.
Preparation for the GCSE exams in June 2014.

 

Contact the History Department

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