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Kingswood Secondary Academy

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History Course Information

Key Stage 3

In year 7 you will be taught a thematic course which covers History, Geography and Religious Education. You will learn about Corby, the UK, and current Global Issues. The focus for learning will be on Oracy.  In year 8 you will continue to be taught a thematic course covering History, Geography and Religious Studies. You will learn about Rights and Responsibilities, Conflict and Health & Disease. The focus for learning will be Literacy.  

Key Stage 4 GCSE

Year 9/10/11

We teach EDEXCEL GCSE History: Medicine in Britain c1250-present day and the British sector of the Western Front, Early Elizabethan England 1558-88, The American West, c1835-1895 and Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39

A Level - Year 12 & 13

Year 12 & 13 will be completing the OCR A Level. They will study:

  • Italy 1896-1943
  • England 1485-1558; Early Tudors
  • Civil Right in the USA 1865-1992
  • Topic based essay; 3000-4000 words on topic of student’s own choice