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Teachers

  • Mrs Sarah Law
  • Mrs Emma McKenna
  • Mr Thomas Snowden
  • Mrs Helen Murray

THE TOPICS

  • RUSSIA 1894-1945: TSARDOM AND COMMUNISM
  • CONFLICT AND TENSION IN ASIA, 1950-1975
  • NORMAN ENGLAND, C1066-1100
  • BRITAIN: HEALTH AND THE PEOPLE: C1000 TO THE PRESENT DAY

 

RUSSIA

THE END OF TSARDOM

  • Russia’s economy and society
  • Nicholas II’s autocracy and court
  • First World War

LENIN’S NEW SOCIETY

  • The Provisional Government
  • Impact of Lenin’s Dictatorship
  • Social and Economic Developments

STALIN’S USSR

  • Stalin’s Dictatorship
  • Modernisation of the USSR
  • Impact of World War Two

CONFLICT AND TENSION IN ASIA, 1950-1975

CONFLICT IN KOREA

  • Causes of the Korean War
  • Development of the Korean War
  • End of the Korean War

ESCALATION OF CONFLICT IN VIETNAM

  • End of French Rule
  • US Involvement

ENDING OF THE CONFLICT IN VIETNAM

  • Nixon’s War
  • Opposition to war
  • The end of the war
  •  

NORMAN ENGLAND, C1066-1100

THE NORMANS: CONQUEST AND CONTROL

  • Causes of the Norman Conquest
  • Military Aspects
  • Establishing and Maintaining Control
  • LIFE UNDER THE NORMANS
  • Feudalism and Government
  • Economic and Social Changes

THE NORMAN CHURCH AND MONASTICISM

  • The Church
  • Monasticism
  • The Historical Environment – Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk

BRITAIN: HEALTH AND THE PEOPLE: C1000 TO THE PRESENT DAY

PART ONE: MEDICINE STANDS STILL

  • Ancient history to 1500

PART TWO: THE BEGINNINGS OF CHANGE

  • 1500-1800

PART THREE: A REVOLUTION IN MEDICINE

  • 1800-1900

PART FOUR: MODERN MEDICINE

  • 1900 onwards

IMPORTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

  • War
  • Superstition and religion
  • Chance
  • Government
  • Communication
  • Science and technology
  • The role of the individual

The Exam

PAPER ONE

  • 2 hours
  • Russia
  • Conflict in Asia
  • Out of 84

PAPER TWO

  • 2 hours
  • Britain: Health and the People
  • Norman England
  • Out of 84

Tips for Success

  • Ensure class notes are organised (catch up work missed if absent)
  • Regularly review their work – highlight/create revision notes
  • Detailed facts included in answers
  • Revise for tests
  • Learn the technique for each question as well as the knowledge
  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar – marks are awarded for this
  • Revision Guides
  • GCSE Hindsight Magazine

Revision Guides

My Revision Notes: AQA GCSE (9-1) History, Second edition by Tim Jenner £9.28

Oxford AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day Revision Guide (9-1) by Aaron Wilkes £6.50

Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Norman England c1066-c1100 Revision Guide by Tim Williams £6.50

Oxford AQA GCSE History (9-1): Conflict and Tension in Asia 1950-1975 Revision Guide by Lindsey Bruce £6.50

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