History

Meet the team

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Miss E Benson

Head of Department e.benson@danum.outwood.com

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Mr M Tanton

Second in Department m.tanton@danum.outwood.com

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Miss H Damms

Teacher of Humanities h.damms@danum.outwood.com

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Mrs R Linsdell

Teacher of Humanities r.linsdell@danum.outwood.com

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Key Stage 3

The history course at Key Stage 3 provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge to access the GCSE course in Key Stage 4. We aim to provide an overview of a number of key historical events, people and changes, each six week unit of work is based on a particular topic and is centred on a crucial historical skill.

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If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Miss E Benson, Head of department

Key Stage 4

EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) in History

The topics covered in GCSE history are as follows:

Paper 1; 11: Medicine in Britain, c1250–present
Paper 2: 24/25: The American West, c1835–c1895
Paper 2: B4: Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88.
Paper 3: 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

History is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Miss E Benson, Head of department

Key Stage 5

AQA GCE A Level History

At KS5 the history department follows the AQA GCE, which focusses on Russia 1855-1964 and Britain 1951-2007.
In year 13 students will also complete an Independent Study which will focus on the Unification of Germany 1800-1900.

History A Level is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Miss E Benson, Head of department

Enrichment Opportunities for History

Please see the current Academy Enrichment Programme Booklet for details of enrichment opportunities in this subject area.