KS4 History

Year 10

KS4 students follow the Edexecel History course. Students study a thematic study of Crime and Punishment with an historic environmental study of Whitechapel then a British Depth study of Elizabeth in Year 10.

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Crime and Punishment c1000-present

Historic Environment – Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper (1870-1900)


British Depth Study – Elizabeth I


Super Power Relations, 1941-91

Year 11

Students then complete a period study on Super Power Relations, 1941-91 and finally a Modern depth study of Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39.

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 Revision Revision

Homework: In History, students are set a variety of tasks for homework. These might include: report writing; information leaflets; model building; historical research into specific topics; source analysis; past paper exam questions; reading; watching a specific documentary; paragraphing.

Other Useful Information

5 ways I can help my son/daughter


Talk to your child about what they have been studying in school. Ask them to explain key concepts to you.


Debate topical issues, demonstrating a balanced argument.


Help to support in ensuring all work/files are organised and that students are recapping at home, on what they have learnt that week.


Encourage them to read around the subject.


Talk to them about their progress and attainment.