KS5 History

Year 12
Year 13

Course Overview:

Autumn Half-Term 1 -

Units to be Studied:
  • Hitler’s consolidation of power March 1933- August 1934
  • The Terror State and its effectiveness
  • Economic policies and degree of impact/success (begin)
  • Edward V1 –The Succession
  • Edward V1 -Authority under Northumberland and Somerset
  • Edward V1- Foreign policy
  • Edward V1 – Economic and religious change
Assessment Tasks:
  • Assess the usefulness of sources
  • Assess the reliability of sources.
  • Combine these two skills to determine the ‘value’ of sources in relation to a specific question (Task 1 – 30 marks)
  • 25 Mark Essay
  • 30 Mark source question

Autumn Half-Term 2 -

Units to be Studied:
  • Economic policies and degree of impact/success (continued)
  • Social policies, impact of Nazi doctrine, benefits and drawbacks
  • Nazi Racial ideology and attitudes towards minorities (Part 1)
  • Mary 1 – the succession
  • Mary 1-Royal authority
  • Mary 1 – Foreign Policy
  • Mary 1 – Religious and economic change
Assessment Tasks
  • Assess the validity of a point of view given a specific statement (Task 2 – 25 marks)
  • (Continue to explore and evaluate sources with Task 1 in mind)
  • 25 mark Essay
  • 30 mark source question

Spring Half-Term 1 -

Units to be Studied
  • Nazi Racial ideology and the development of Anti-Semitism 1933-41
  • Elizabeth 1 – Character
  • Elizabeth 1  - Aims and Early years
  • Elizabeth 1 – Government and politics
  • Elizabeth 1  - Economic change
Assessment Tasks
  • Assess the validity of a point of view given a specific statement (Task 3 – 25 marks)
  • (Continue to explore and evaluate sources with Task 1 in mind)
  • 25 mark essay
  • 30 mark source question

Spring Half-Term 2 -

Units to be Studied
  • The impact of WW2 1939-45 on Germany
  • Elizabeth 1  - Religion
  • Elizabeth 1 – Mary Queen of Scots
  • Elizabeth 1 – Foreign policy
  • Elizabeth 1  - The final years
Assessment Tasks
  • Impact over time – Determine the impact of Nazi policies over the whole period studied (Task 4 – 25 marks)
  • (Continue to explore and evaluate sources with Task 1 in mind Continue to assess the validity of points of view in relation to tasks 2 and 3)
  • 25 mark essay
  • 30 mark sources question

Summer Half-Term 1 -

Units to be Studied
  • Nazi Racial ideology (Part 2) Racial State and the implementation of the Final Solution
  • The Development of Opposition and resistance during wartime.
  • The Tudors – Revision of all topics studied
Assessment Tasks
  • All of the above
  • The value of a group of sources
  • Evaluating the validity of a point of view
  • Determining the degree of impact over time.
  • Content based tests

Summer Half-Term 2 -

Units to be Studied
  • Revision of all topics studied
Assessment Tasks
  • Mock examinations based on possible exams questions
  • Content based tests

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Course Overview

Autumn Half-Term 1 -

Units to be Studied:
  • The Establishment and early years of Weimar, 1918–1924
  • Henry V11 – Background and accession to the throne
  • Henry V11 – Consolidation of power
  • Henry V11 – Government , society, religion and culture
Assessment Tasks:
  • Sources Essay
  • Essay – the position of Henry v11 by 1487
  • Source question – Religion

Autumn Half-Term 2 -

Units to be Studied:
  • Crisis and solutions in Weimar
  • Henry V11 – Foreign policy ( the succession and popular rebellion )
  • Henry V11 – Domestic policy –the nobles and finance.
Assessment Tasks
  • Interpretations Essay
  • Source question – finance
  • Essay – foreign policy

Spring Half-Term 1 -

Units to be Studied
  • The 'Golden Age' of the Weimar Republic, 1924–1928
  • Henry V11 – overview 1485 – 1509
  • Consolidation of power
Assessment Tasks
  • Interpretations Essay
  • Essay – Consolidation of power

Spring Half-Term 2 -

Units to be Studied
  • Stresemann’s solutions
  • Henry V111 – The early years – aims
  • Henry V111 – The early years – foreign and domestic policy
  • Henry V111 – 1515 – 29 –Foreign policy
Assessment Tasks
  • Sources Essay
  • Source question – Wolsey
  • Essay – Foreign policy

Summer Half-Term 1 -

Units to be Studied
  • The Collapse of Democracy, 1928–1933
  • Henry V111 – The King’s Great Matter, the Break with Rome and the Royal Supremacy
  • Henry V111 – The consequences of the break with Rome (political, social and religious)
Assessment Tasks
  • Sources Essay and Revision/practice papers
  • Essay – The annulment
  • Sources essay – The impact of the Break with Rome

Summer Half-Term 2 -

Units to be Studied
  • Coursework drafting.
  • Henry V11 and Henry V111 – Economic change and continuity
  • Henry V11 and Henry V111 – overview summary
Assessment Tasks
  • Essay – Change and continuity

External exams:

  • Paper 1 – The Tudors: England, 1485-1603 (405%)
  • Paper 2 - Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-45 (40%)
  • NEA – To what extent was the second world war a turning point in achieving equal rights for Black people? 1865-1968 (20%)

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