History

Head of Dept: Miss M Moore


Staff in department

Miss. M. Moore, Mr C. O’Donnell, Miss G. Wright

A Level

  • A level exam board: CCEA
Module% of AS or
A2 grade
How is it assessed?Module Title
AS Module 150% of AS
20% of A level
1 written exam lasting 1 hr 30 mins in the Summer of Yr 13Italy and Germany 1815-70
AS Module 250% of AS
20% of A level
1 written exam lasting 1 hr 30 mins in the Summer of Yr 13France 1815-70
A2 Module 120% of A level1 written exam lasting 1 hr in the Summer of Yr 14The Causes and Consequences of Great Power Conflict 1848-1945
A2 Module 240% of A level1 written exam lasting 2 hrs 30 mins in the Summer of Yr 14Partition of Ireland 1900-25

GCSE

GCSE% of GCSE gradeHow is it assessed?Unit title
Unit 160%1 written exam lasting 1 hr 45 min-Modern World Studies in Depth;
- Life in Nazi Germany 1933-1945
-NI and its neighbours 1965-1998
Unit 240%1 written exam lasting 1 hr 15Outline study: International Relations 1945-2003

KS3: Brief topic overview

Year 8
What is History; The Norman Conquest; The Black Death; The Peasants Revolt; The Reformation; Tudor England; The Spanish Armada.

Year 9
Colonialisation; Ireland and the Plantations; The Williamite Wars; The Impact of Empire (Canada, India and the Slave Trade).

Year 10
The 20th Century – Who was to blame for the Titanic Disaster? What caused the First World War and what was it like for the soldiers? Why did Germany get all of the blame? Was JFK killed by his own men? Did man really land on the moon?