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 and a period study on Super Power Relations, 1941-91.

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

Finally, students complete a 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.

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5 ways I can help my child

1 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.
4 Encourage them to read around the subject.


Talk to them about their progress and attainment.