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Humanities (Year 7)

Overview

Humanities contains the national curriculum subjects of history, geography and religious studies. The department teaches these subjects through single subjects in Year 7, so each student receives specialist teaching, wherever possible in each area.

For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mr Bradley.

Curriculum

 During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.

GeographyHistoryReligious Studies
1. Investigating our place in the world1. Thematic Study of water1. Parables
2. The Sahara Desert2. The Normans2. Ultimate questions
3. Urbanisation and uneven development3. Trouble in Medieval England3. Buddhism
4. Rainforests4. The Tudors4. Christian and love
5. Climate Change5. Elizabeth5. Key questions in RS
6. Fieldwork6. The Stuarts6. Enquiry based RS

Humanities (Year 8)

Overview

Humanities contains the national curriculum subjects of history, geography and religious studies. The department teaches these subjects through single subjects in Year 8, so each student receives specialist teaching, wherever possible in each area.

For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mr Bradley.

Curriculum

During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.

GeographyHistoryReligious Studies
1. Globalisation1. Empire and Slavery1. Judaism
2. Tectonic hazards2. Industrial revolution and democracy2. Christianity
3. Rivers and flooding3. World War 13. Key questions in RS
4. Glaciation4. Interwar4. Christianity
5. Coasts 5. World War Two and The Holocaust5. Islam
6. Fieldwork6. USA6. Silkhism

Humanities (Year 9)

Overview

In year 9 all students study a core humanities course, which includes the subjects of history, geography and RS.

For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mr Bradley.

Curriculum

During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.

GeographyHistoryReligious Studies
1. Russia and China1. The Holocaust1. Animal and human ethics
2. China and the Middle East2. Post World War Two2. Peace and justice

Humanities (Year 9)

Overview

In year 9 GCSE history, geography and BTEC travel and tourism are offered to students. All students study RS in Year 9.

For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mr Bradley.

Curriculum

During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.

GeographyHistory Travel and Tourism
1. Natural disasters - plate tectonics1. Medicine in Britain c1250-present1. Organisations and destinations
2. Natural disasters - earthquakes2. Medicine in Britain c1250-present2. Travel and tourism organisations
3. Weather hazards3. Medicine in Britain c1250-present3. Travel and tourism destinations
4. Climate change4. Medicine in Britain c1250-present4. The influences of global travel and tourism.
5. The changing economic world - development5. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-88.5. Towards sustainable tourism
6. The changing economic world – including a case study of a newly emerging economy6. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-88.6. Customer needs in travel and tourism

Humanities (Year 10)

Overview

In Key Stage 4 (KS4), GCSE history and geography and BTEC Tech Award Travel and Tourism are offered to students.

For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mr Bradley.

Curriculum

During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.

GeographyHistoryTravel and Tourism
1. The challenge of resource management - including water1. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England c1060-881. Influences in global travel and tourism
2. Physical landscapes coasts2. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England c1060-882. Impacts of tourism
3. Urban issues and challenges3. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-883. Sustainably managing tourism
4. Coasts4. Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-394. Stages of tourism development
5. Physical fieldwork and investigation including a fieldtrip to the Easy Yorkshire Coast.5. Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-395. Destination management and tourism
6. Human fieldwork and investigation including a fieldtrip to a major UK city.6. Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-396. Travel and tourism organisations and destinations

Humanities (Year 11)

Overview

In Key Stage 4 (KS4), GCSE history and geography and BTEC Tech Award Travel and Tourism are offered to students.

For more information regarding the curriculum, please contact Mr Bradley.

Curriculum

During the school year, the following curriculum activities will take place.

GeographyHistoryTravel and Tourism
1. Rivers1. The American West c1835-18951.Using market research to meet customer needs
2. The living world - ecosystems and rainforests2. The American West c1835-18952. Meeting customer needs - planning a holiday
3. The living world rainforests -deserts3. The American West c1835-18953. Revision
4. Prepare for Paper 3 using pre- release materials, and revise especially skills.4. Revision4. Influences in global travel and tourism
5. Prepare students with pre-release materials + revision5. Revision 5. Customer needs in travel and tourism

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