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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

 

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