History

These are the topics that are taught within History at The Wordsley School.

Year 7

  • History Skills
  • The Norman Conquest
  • The Feudal System
  • Castles
  • Domesday Book
  • Magna Carta
  • Development of Parliament
  • Henry VII

Year 8

  • Henry VIII and religious changes of Tudors
  • Life in Tudor England
  • Spanish Armada
  • Gunpowder Plot
  • English Civil War
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Restoration

Year 9

  • Industrial Revolution
  • British Empire
  • Great War
  • Rise of Dictatorships
  • World War II
  • Cold War
  • 21st Century Events

GCSE History B (Edexcel)

Examination (75%)

The exam is set by the exam board and the students will complete this in the summer of Year 11.

Topics on the examinations include:

  • Medicine through time
  • Germany 1918 - 1945
  • Development of Surgery

Controlled Assessment (25%)

Students will complete the controlled assessment on The Vietnam War.