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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. An introduction to Geography1. Anglo Saxons1. Parables
2. Development2. Norman Invasion2. Ultimate questions
3. Weather and climate change3. Invaders and settlers- keeping control3. Buddhism
4. Rainforests4. Medieval Britain4. Christian love
5. National Parks5. The Tudors5. Themes and religious viewpoints
6. Fieldwork6. Tudors and Stuarts6. Themes and religious viewpoints

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. Slavery1. Sikhism
2. Natural hazards2. Women’s Suffrage2. Judaism
3. Urbanisation3. American Civil Rights3. Judaism
3. Urbanisation4. World War One4. Islam
5. Coasts 5. World War Two and The Holocaust5. Christianity
6. Population6. World War Two and The Holocaust6. Christianity

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 Religious StudiesTravel and Tourism
1. Natural disasters – plate tectonics1. Medicine in Britain c1250-present1. Human relationships and religious perspectives1. Developing key travel and tourism skills. Planning a short break.
2. Natural disasters – earthquakes2. Medicine in Britain c1250-present2. Human relationships and religious perspectives2. Travel and tourism organisations
3. Weather hazards3. Medicine in Britain c1250-present3. Medical ethics and religious perspectives3. Travel and tourism destinations
4. Climate change4. Medicine in Britain c1250-present4. Equality and religious perspectives4. The influences of global travel and tourism.
5. The changing economic world - development5. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-88.5. Peace and justice5. 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. Peace and justice6. Customer needs in travel and tourism

Humanities (Year 10)

Overview

In Key Stage 4 (KS4), GCSE history and geography 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.

GeographyHistory
1. The challenge of resource management - water1. Medicine in Britain c1250-present
2. Physical landscapes coasts2. Medicine in Britain c1250-present
3. Urban issues and challenges including a study of Rio de Janeiro3. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-88.
4. Urban issues and challenges including a study of Sheffield4. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-88.
5. Physical fieldwork and investigation including a fieldtrip to the Easy Yorkshire Coast.5. Anglo-Saxons and Norman England, c1060-88.
6. Human fieldwork and investigation including a fieldtrip to a major UK city.6. The American West, c 1835-c1895

Humanities (Year 11)

Overview

In Key Stage 4 (KS4), GCSE history and geography 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.

GeographyHistory
1. Urban Issues and challenges1. Health and the people: c1000 to the present day
2. Rivers2. Conflict and tension; The inter-war years, 1918-1939
3. The living world rainforests, and deserts3. Conflict and tension; The inter-war years, 1918-1939
4. Prepare for Paper 3 using pre- release materials, and revise especially skills.4. Revision including Germany 1890-1945: Democracy and dictatorship
5. Prepare students with pre-release materials + revision5. Revision including Elizabethan England c 1568-1603

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