Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Year 9

 

  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Britain & Abroad between the Wars

 

The Second World War

  • Democracy & dictatorship’; the Russian Revolution; the Treaty of Versailles; Independence in Ireland; the 1920s and 1930s; How did Hitler become Chancellor of Germany.

 

  • Appeasement; WW2; key turning points; Norwich & WW2; Bletchley Park; the Atomic Bomb and the end of WW2.

 

 

 In-class assessment booklets and Google Quizzes based on core knowledge identified in knowledge organisers.

Spring Term

 

The Holocaust
 
 
 
 The Civil Rights movement

 

  • The Jews of Norwich; pre-war Jewish life; Timelines; victims and perpetrators; resistance; the warning signs of genocide.

 

Empire after WW2; The Windrush; slavery to segregation; education & segregation; Civil Rights’ turning points (Till, Parks, Little Rock Seven); the legacies of slavery & civil rights

In-class assessment booklets and Google Quizzes based on core knowledge identified in knowledge organisers.

Summer Term

 

GCSE History course begins:

 

Medicine through Time, c1250-present

  • The British Sector of the Western Front, 1914-18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.

 Assessments will cover the source questions and weekly retrieval tests and knowledge quizzes will secure the substantive content of this unit.