History at Key Stage 3
In Year 7 History is taught in integrated humanities lessons alongside Geography and Religious Education. Students work individually, in pairs and in groups on a variety of themed topics like Beginnings and Disasters.
In year 8 students study British History focusing on Roman invasion, Medieval realms, Tudors, The English Civil War, Victorian Britain and Empire. In Year 9 students study world history focusing on persecution and wars which have taken place through time. We end the year looking at world peace. Throughout the topics students will carry out key skills which will prepare them for GCSE History. Revolution.
History at Key Stage 4
Students taking GCSE History will follow WJEC Spec B. We look at America in the 1920's and America's involvement with the wider world. We also study Germany.
At Palatine the History department believes it prepares pupils for the future, equipping them with knowledge and skills that are prized in adult life, enhancing employability and developing an ability to take part in a democratic and multi-cultural society.
Should additional information relating to the curriculum be required, please contact Ms S Cheston on 01253 336500.