Year 10

 Britain: Health and the people: c1000 to the present day

  • Medicine stands still
  • The beginnings of change
  • A revolution in medicine
  • Modern medicine

Year 11

conflict and tension: the First World War,1894-1918

  • The Causes of the First World War
  • First World War – Stalemate
  • Ending the war 






Year 10   Spring/Summer

Elizabethan England c1568-1603

  • Elizabeth’s court and parliament
  • Life in Elizabethan times
  • Troubles at home and abroad
  • The historic environment of Elizabethan England


Year 11   Spring/Summer

America, 1840–1895: Expansion and consolidation

  • Expansion, opportunities and challenges
  • Conflict across America
  • Consolidation: forging the nation



Year 10 – Continuation of Elizabethan England

Year 11 – Revision and exam practice


 How is the course assessed

Students will be assessed at the end of every half term in line with JBS policy and marks given in line with the GCSE 9-1 specifications.



 How can you support your child at home

  • Encourage and support your child with homework.
  • Use their revision booklets and revision guides to encourage independent learning
  • Download AQA GCSE History exam papers from the AQA website.