What is our ethos?
The aim of the History Curriculum is to provide all students, regardless of background, a high quality of education that provides a clear knowledge-based curriculum that offers a British history narrative that spans from 1066 up until the end of the Second World War.
Topics are sequenced in chronological order and key historical themes such as monarchy, democracy, persecution, protest and social change are regularly explored, linked and compared throughout the time periods to consolidate a strong knowledge base amongst all students. As well as providing a strong knowledge of British history, students will learn about essential world events such as the international conflicts of the First and Second World War, the African-American experience from slavery to the Civil Rights Movement and the persecution and genocide of Jewish people during Holocaust.
This will ensure that all students leave Bramhall High School (regardless of whether continue History at GCSE level) with a clear understanding of British values and how the world around them has been created over centuries, understanding of how their democracy functions, how protest has led to change and why multicultural is celebrated. As important as the broad and relevant knowledge base provided, students also develop a range of history specific skills such as knowledge and understanding, chronology, cause and consequence, significance, source skills and change and continuity.
Students are assessed on four occasions over the course of each year, being given the opportunity to develop the aforementioned skills and teacher and peer feedback is used to improve skills during CPR lessons.
Meet The Team
Head of History: Mr N McCaul
Teacher of History: Miss A Gregg
Teacher of History: Mr R Morgan
Teacher of History: Mr S Threlfall
Key Stage 4 Options