Traditional Values, 21st Century Learning

History

Head of Department: Mr Eccles
Email: aeccles@olsj.blackburn.sch.uk

Introduction

The study of History includes events, individuals, inventions and ways of life.

The History team at OLSJ, Mr Eccles (Head of Department), Mr Long and Mr Ball, are committed to providing interesting and enjoyable lessons where pupil learning is a priority.

More information can be found via the department’s Twitter account: @HistoryOLSJ

Our Lady and St John

Autumn 1:

Historical Skills / Medieval Realms

Autumn 2:

Medieval Realms

Spring 1:

Medieval Realms

Spring 2:

Medieval Realms

Summer 1:

The Tudors

Summer 2:

The Tudors

 

Autumn 1:

The Stuarts and the English Civil War

Autumn 2:

England after the Civil War/ The Great Plague/ The Great Fire of London

Spring 1:

Life in Industrial Britain

Spring 2:

Life in Industrial Britain

Summer 1:

World War One

Summer 2:

20th Century Word

 

Autumn 1:

Germany 1890-1945

Autumn 2:

Germany, 1890-1945

Spring 1:

Germany, 1890-1945

Spring 2:

Germany, 1890-1945

Summer 1:

Health & the People

Summer 2:

Health & the People

Autumn 1:

Health & the People

Autumn 2:

Health & the People

Spring 1:

The Norman Conquest

Spring 2:

The Norman Conquest

Summer 1:

The Norman Conquest

Summer 2:

Conflict & Tension, 1894-1918

Autumn 1:

Conflict & Tension, 1894-1918

Autumn 2:

Conflict & Tension, 1894-1918

Spring 1:

Conflict & Tension, 1894-1918

Spring 2:

Revision

Summer 1:

Revision

KS3:

End of Unit Assessments. End of Year Exam

KS4:

AQA GCSE History A

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/history/gcse/history-8145/specification-at-a-glance

Y11 PPE1 1x 1.5 Hour Exam (Nov) Y11 PPE2 2 x 1.5 Hour Exam (March)

End of Unit Assessments, End of Year Exam

Homework:

GCSE ‘Style’ Questions

Independent Learning:

Assertive Mentoring (KS4), Research, Educational Offsite Visits and Guest Speakers

Revision & Resources:

121 Interventions,Revision Packs Provided, Social Media Tips and Handy hints, Podcasts, ‘Grill the Teacher’, Weekly after School Revision Sessions. Easter Holiday Workshops (Year 11 Prior to PPE 2 and Final GCSE) and Breakfast Revision, AM Intervention.

KS3:

Support homework, research tasks and Educational Visits

KS4:

Support for attendance at After School Revision Sessions. Easter Holiday Workshops and Saturday Revision Workshop (Year 11 Prior to PPE 2 and Final GCSE) and Breakfast Revision.

Support in purchasing revision materials; encouraging the use of the department’s YouTube channel [HistoryOLSJ]