The King's School Grantham

Isaac Newton's School

    Year 13 History Curriculum

    Subject Area: British and European History

    Key topics to be taught this year: The British Empire 1914-1967

                                                                  Italy and Fascism 1926-1945

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Further details about the topic

    Skills

    1

    British Empire - Imperialism Challenged 1914-1947

    The six key themes – decline of the Empire, imperial policy, role of individuals, role of economic factors, impact on British attitudes and culture, response of indigenous peoples

    Research skills

    Source analysis

    Essay writing

    Independent study

    2

    Mussolini – Fascist Society 1926-1940

    Political, economic and social policies

    Research skills

    Source analysis

    Essay writing

    Independent study

    Spring Term

     

     

     

    1

    British Empire – Winds of Change 1947-1967

    The six key themes – decline of the Empire, imperial policy, role of individuals, role of economic factors, impact on British attitudes and culture, response of indigenous peoples

    Research skills

    Source analysis

    Essay writing

    Independent study

    2

    Fascist Foreign Policy 1926-1940

    Fascist Italy and War 1940-1945

    Diplomacy and foreign policy actions

    Research skills

    Source analysis

    Essay writing

    Independent study

    Summer Term

     

     

     

    1

    Revision of both modules

     

    Revision skills

    2

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Assessments:

    Autumn Term

    Topic

    Type of Assessment

    CAT 1

    Mussolini and British Empire

    Essay

    Spring Term

     

     

    CAT 2

    Mussolini and British Empire

    Mock Exam

    Essay

    Summer Term

     

     

    CAT 3

    N/A

    N/A

    Main Resources:

    Resource

    Details

    Term

    Recommended reading

    Mini department library of various texts

    James I by S. J. Houston

    The Coming of the Civil War 1603-49 by David Sharp

    Parliaments and English Politics 1621-29 by Conrad Russell

    All

    Recommended websites

    Book.google.com

    http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/

    http://www.history.org.uk/

    All

    Equipment

    Ring binder folder, file dividers, Writing pen, crayons, ruler and pencil

    All