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Year 10 Curriculum Information - History
Examination Board

Edexcel Pearson

Topics covered in the Autumn term

Medicine in Britain in Britain c.1250-present day

Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Historical Environment: The British Sector of the Western Front 1914-1918: injuries, treatments and the trenches
  • Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588
Topics Covered in the Summer Term

Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588

  • Students will be given end of topic tests. They will also complete practice examination questions for each topic in timed conditions.
  • Students will be provided with a revision booklet by the History Department
Special Requirements/Equipment

There is no specific equipment other than that set out in the student planner. However we have found that a set of four different coloured highlighters is extremely useful.

Home Learning

Home Learning will be set each week to reinforce, consolidate and deepen understanding of the course. Details of this will be set by the teacher on Show my Home Learning.

Reading List
  • Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Medicine Through Time c.1250-present, Ian Dawson (Hodder Education) ISBN: 9781471861376
  • Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88, Barbara Mervyn (Hodder) ISBN: 9781471861819
  • Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Medicine through time, c1250-present Student Book (Edexcel Pearson) ISBN: 9781292127378
  • Early Elizabethan England 1558-88, (Edexcel Pearson) ISBN: 9781292127262
Useful Websites
BBC Bitesize

Pupils will be taught in mixed ability options groupings.

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