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Year 7 are following KPIs and they study the topics:
Year 8 are following KPIs and they study the topics:
Year 9 have now switched from the level system to KPIs and they study the topics:
Pupils will complete an end of unit assessment for each topic and years 7 and 8 will also have an end of year formal exam in the hall that covers the three topics delivered in that year.
Year 10 and 11 follow AQA Geography, the new specification that came in from September 2016.
Pupils will complete a past paper at the end of each unit of work and there will mock exams in year 10 and 11.
Pupils will also complete two fieldwork enquiries, one human and one physical. Our most recent destinations have been Salford Quays and Formby.
Year 7 are following KPIs.
They study the topics:
Year 8 are following KPIs.
Year 9 are following KPIs.
GCSE History is a subject which will allow you to study events which have shaped the world we live in. The course covers many different events and changes over time such as:
America, 1920-1973- This module focuses on the ‘boom’ period of 1920s America, the Wall Street Crash, Roosevelt’s New Deal, America during WWII, the experience of African-Americans between 1950-1970 and the experience of women in the 1960s and 1970s.
Conflict and Tension, 1894-1918- This module focuses on the long-term and short-term factors that contributed to the start of WWI, the conditions of fighting in the trenches, the key battles of WWI and how the war eventually ended.
Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the present day- This module focuses on how authority in Britain was challenged by the people looking at such events as The Peasants’ Revolt, The Magna Carta, The English and American Revolutions, Chartism, The Suffragettes, and the late 20th century’s moves toward greater gender and ethnic equality.
Elizabethan England, c1568-1603- This module focuses on Queen Elizabeth I and her government, the way of life in Elizabethan England and the troubles Elizabeth experienced at home and abroad during her reign.
Paper one (1 hour 45 minutes) – Understanding the Modern World
Paper two (1 hour 45 minutes) – Shaping the Nation
Religious Studies is not about being religious, it is about establishing yourself as a person. It is about knowing what you think and being aware of what others think. Studying this course will help you to be able to explain your opinion. It gives you the skills and confidence to be able to say, ‘this is what I think and this is why I think it!’
RE Edexcel specification B
Students studying in Religious Studies at GCSE will take an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to the study of religion, exploring different beliefs, cultures and fundamental questions, and relating these studies to their own values and the wider world.
The course is divided into two units:
How will the qualification be assessed?
External assessment (100% of the GCSE)
The Religious Studies GCSE is assessed solely by examination at the end of the course. Each of the units is assessed by a 1 hour 45 minute exam and will each count towards 50% of the overall grade.
History trip to France and Belgium Battlefields
Holocaust survivor Q&A
Show Racism the Red Card competition
Salford Quays Trip
Formby Beach Trip
Mr Massey - CAL Humanities
Mrs Finley - Teacher of Geography
Mr Roberts - Teacher of History
Ms Saatchi - Lead Teacher of Religious Studies
Mr Trueman - Teacher of History
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