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Year 11

Subject: History GCSE Year 11

Description of activities:

 

This course will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941-91
  • Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939

 

Learning will be assessed by:

  • Written paper 1: Thematic Study and historic environment: Crime & Punishment c 1000 to the present and Whitechapel, c1870-1900: crime, policing and the inner city

1 hour 15 mins. 52 marks (30%)

 

  • Written paper 2: Period study and British depth study: Early Elizabethan England 1558-88 and Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941-91

               1 hour 45 mins. 64 marks (40%)

 

  • Written paper 3: Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939. 1 hour 20 mins. 52 marks (30%)

 

Half Term

Area

Autumn 1

Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941-91

  • Early tension between East and West
  • The development of the Cold War
  • The Cold War intensifies
  • Increased tension between East and West
  • Cold War crises
  • Reaction to crises

 

Autumn 2

Superpower relations and the Cold War 1941-91

  • Attempts to reduce tension between East and West
  • Flashpoints
  • The collapse of Soviet control of Eastern Europe
  •  

Spring 1

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939

  • The origins of the Republic 1918-1919
  • The early challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23
  • The recovery of the Republic 1924-29
  • Changes in society 1924-29
  • Early development of the Nazi Party, 1920-22
  • The Munich Putsch and the lean years 1923-29
  • The growth and support for the Nazis 1929-32
  • How Hitler became Chancellor 1932-33

 

Spring 2

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939

  • The creation of a dictatorship 1933-34
  • The police state
  • Controlling and influencing attitudes
  • Opposition, resistance and conformity
  • Nazi policies towards women
  • Nazi policies towards the young
  • Employment and livening standards
  • The persecution of minorities

 

Summer 1

Revision

 

Websites to support learning

Edexcel

 

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-gcses/history-2016.html

 

Planned Support:

Please contact Mrs Haley for any further questions shaley@tas-tkat.org