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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 History
Term 1Paper 2 B1 Anglo Saxon & Norman England   
Anglo-Saxon society. The last years of Edward the Confessor and the succession crisis. The rival claimants for the throne. The Norman invasion. Establishing control. The causes and outcomes of Anglo Saxon resistance, 1068–71.
Assessment: GCSE-style assessment under exam conditions on Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest, 1060–66.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Paper 2 B1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England   
Students will consider: The legacy of resistance to 1087. Revolt of the Earls, 1075. The feudal system and the Church. Norman government. The Norman aristocracy. William I and his sons.
Assessment: GCSE- style assessment under exam conditions on William I in power: securing the kingdom, 1066–87.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Medicine Paper 1   
The following topics will be considered: 1250 – 1500: Ideas about the cause of disease and illness. 1250 – 1500: Approaches to prevention and treatment. 1250-1500: Case study: the Black Death. 1500-1700: Ideas about the cause of disease and illness. 1500-1700: Approaches to prevention and treatment. 1500-1700: Case studies: the Great Plague; William Harvey.
Assessment: GCSE-style assessment under exam conditions on 1250–c1500: Medicine in medieval England and 1500–c1700: The Medical Renaissance in England.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Medicine Paper 1   
The following topics will be considered: 1700-1900: Ideas about the cause of disease and illness. 1700-1900: Approaches to prevention and treatment. 1700-1900 Case Studies: Edward Jenner; John Snow and Cholera. 20th Century: Ideas about the cause of disease and illness. 20th Century: Approaches to prevention and treatment. 20th Century: Penicillin; Lung Cancer.
Assessment: GCSE-style assessments under exam-style conditions on 1700–c1900: Medicine in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain and 1900–present: Medicine in modern Britain.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5Treatment etc on the Western Front   
The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.
Assessment: GCSE-style assessments under exam-style conditions on The Weimar Republic 1918–29.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Paper 3 31 Weimar and Nazi Germany   
The following topics will be considered: The origins of the Republic, 1918–19. The early challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919–23. The recovery of the Republic, 1924–29. Changes in society, 1924–29. Early development of the Nazi Party, 1920–22. The Munich Putsch and the lean years, 1923–29. The growth in support for the Nazis, 1929–32. How Hitler became Chancellor, 1932–33.
Assessment: GCSE-style assessments under exam-style conditions on Hitler’s rise to power, 1919–33.Key Words and Terms
 

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