History

History

The History department at Goole Academy offers a wide range of History to study.  Most recently, the team have introduced a more engaging and investigative scheme of learning that is bound to spike the enthusiasm of our budding historians!

Other subjects studied in KS3 history include:

Year 7:  Romans, Medieval life

Year 8:  Conflict in the 16th and 17th Centuries, Industrial Revolution and Slavery

Year 9:  Key events in 20th and 21st century such as Titanic, World Wars, Holocaust and 9/11.

 

KS4

Topics studied at GCSE include Crime and Punishment, American West, Weimar and Nazi Germany and The Anglo Saxon and Norman invasion.  There are three exam papers with Paper 1 focusing on Crime and Punishment in Britain, c1000–present and Whitechapel, c1870–c1900: crime, policing and the inner city.  Students will be asked a range of questions to test their abilities with knowledge, extended writing and source analysis.  Paper 2 is a Period study and British depth study that focusses on Anglo Saxon and Norman England and The American West.  Students will be asked questions that assess their knowledge and understanding.

Students will then sit Paper 3, which is a Modern depth study where students will be studying Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39.  Students will be tested on their source analysis and interpretation skills.