The Stockport Academy Humanities Department comprises of of three disciplines: Geography, History and Religious Education. In Key Stage 3, Stockport Academy students study all of these subjects in order for them to be successful, curious and well-rounded learners in preparation for Key Stage 4.
During the Pathways process that will designate their chosen subjects for Key Stage 4, all students will study either Geography or History but will have the option to also study both if they choose. Stockport Academy students will also have the opportunity to study Religious Education in Key Stage 4 if they wish. Humanities focus on both the past and present actions of people. The humanities teach us to understand the physical processes of the world, how humans behave and how to understand people from all different cultures and backgrounds.
Click here to view our curriculum statement for Geography.
Click here to view our curriculum statement for History.
Click here to view our curriculum statement for Religious and Social Education.
Year 7 are following KPIs.
They study the topics:
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Year 8 are following KPIs.
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Year 9 are following KPIs.
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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
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 - Teacher of Humanities
Mrs Finley - Teacher of Geography
Mr Roberts - Lead Teacher of History
Mr Fewlass - Teacher of Religious Studies
Ms Burrowes - Teacher of History
Ms Wills - Teacher of History
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