Humanities

Curriculum Leader: Mr W Mernagh

KS3 Humanities

Year 7Overview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1What is a Geographer UK Settlement
Autumn 2Norman Conquest
Spring 1Natural Resources Weather and Climate
Spring 2Middle Ages
Summer 1Spotlight on Africa Physical fieldwork
Summer 2The Tudors 
Year 8Overview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1Climate change Glaciation and polar regions
Autumn 2Oliver Cromwell – Hero or Villain?
Spring 1Coasts Global population
Spring 2Industrial revolution
Summer 1Spotlight on Asia Urban fieldwork
Summer 2The Tudors 
Year 9 HistoryOverview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1World War One
Autumn 2Interwar Years 1918-1939 
Spring 1Second World War
Spring 2Holocaust
Summer 1USA 1954 – 75
Summer 2USA 1954-75
Year 9 GeographyOverview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1The Middle East
Autumn 2Globalisation
Spring 1Sustainability
Spring 2Natural Hazards
Tectonic hazards
Summer 1Natural Hazards
Weather hazards
Summer 2Natural Hazards

KS4 GCSE History – Edexcel

Year 10Overview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1Crime and Punishment unit 1
Elizabethan England unit 1
USA divided union unit 1
Autumn 2Superpower Relations unit 1 
Crime and Punishment unit 2 
USA unit 2 
Spring 1Elizabeth England unit 2 
Superpower relations unit 2 
USA divided union unit 3 
Spring 2Crime and punishment unit 3 
USA divided union unit 4 
Summer 1Elizabethan England unit 3 
Superpower relations unit 3 
Summer 2Crime and Punishment unit 4 
Whitechapel  
Year 11Overview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1Crime and Punishment unit 1 
Elizabethan England unit 1 
USA divided union unit 1 
Autumn 2Crime and Punishment unit 2 
Elizabethan England unit 2 
USA divided union unit 2 
Spring 1Crime and Punishment unit 3 
Elizabethan England unit 3 
USA divided union unit 3 
Spring 2Crime and Punishment 4 
USA divided union 1 
Summer 1Whitechapel  
USA unit 2 
revision 
Summer 2

KS4 GCSE Geography – AQA

Year 10Overview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1Living with the physical environment Section A – The challenge of natural hazards Weather hazards Climate change
Autumn 2The Living World
Ecosystems
Tropical Rainforests
Hot deserts or Cold environments
Spring 1Physical landscapes in the UK
UK landscapes
Coastal landscapes
Spring 2River landscapes
Challenges in the human environment
Urban issues and challenges
The urban world
Summer 1Urban change in the UK
Urban sustainability
Summer 2Geographical applications and skills
Fieldwork
Issue evaluation
Fieldwork
Geographical skills
Year 11Overview of Topics Covered
Autumn 1The changing economic world
The development gap
Nigeria: A Newly-Emerging economy
Autumn 2The changing UK economy
The challenge of resource management
Resource management
Energy management
Spring 1Revision and Pre-release
Spring 2Revision
Summer 1Exam period
Summer 2Exam period