Year 7 are following KPIs and they study the topics:
· What is a geographer? (This covers location of places and teaches them geographical skills.)
· Will Africa always be poor?
· What are rivers and how do they impact on people?
Year 8 are following KPIs and they study the topics:
· Population & migration
Year 9 have now switched from the level system to KPIs and they study the topics:
· The world of work
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:
· The Norman Conquest
· Medieval Religion
· Challenges to the kings and authority
· Medieval life
· Religious Reformation in 1500s Europe
Year 8 are following KPIs.
· The Reformation in Europe
· The English Civil War
· The Hanoverians
· Early European Maritime Empires
· Political change in 18th and 19th century Britain
· American Independence
· The Abolition of Slavery
· The French Revolution
· The Industrial Revolution
Year 9 are following KPIs.
· WWI in Europe
· The inter-war years
· The rise of Nazi Germany
· The Holocaust
· The Cold War
· The Roaring 20s in the USA
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:
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:
· A01 Religion and Ethics through Christianity
· A02 Religion, Peace and Conflict through Islam
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