Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 10

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Two GCSE units taught concurrently (separate teachers):

 

Medicine through Time, c1250-present

 

 

Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88

  • Medieval Medicine & Renaissance Medicine

     

  • Introduction to Elizabethan England, Elizabeth’s problems and decisions in 1558, challenges to the Religious Settlement (1558-69), and plots and revolts at home and abroad (1569-88).

 

 

 Weekly quizzes and knowledge tests; half-termly exam-based skills assessments covering relevant range of assessment objectives.

Spring Term

 

Two GCSE units taught concurrently (separate teachers):

 

Medicine through Time, c1250-present

 

 

Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88

 

  • Industrial Medicine & Modern Medicine
  • Rivalry, war and the Spanish Armada; leisure, education and the problem of the poor; exploration and voyages of discovery.

Weekly quizzes and knowledge tests; half-termly exam-based skills assessments covering relevant range of assessment objectives.

Summer Term

 

Two GCSE units taught concurrently (separate teachers): 
 
Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39
 

Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-91
 

  • Key topics 1 & 2: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 & Hitler’s Rise to Power, 1919-1933

     

    The origins and early tensions of the Cold War, 1941-1958.

 Weekly quizzes and knowledge tests; half-termly exam-based skills assessments covering relevant range of assessment objectives.