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Teacher of History
Miss Millatt joined Brannel School in January 2015. She gained her History degree at Cardiff University and completed her teacher training at Bath Spa University. Miss Millatt has taught in a range of institutions including Newquay Tretherras, Cornwall College St Austell and Yokohama language school Japan.
Teacher of History
Key Stage 3
|Term 1: What is history? Learning about the basics of archaeology and how we know about the past. How did the Normans conquer England? The 1066 contest for the throne. Life in medieval England. How did attitudes to the church change? Medieval Church. Power struggles between church and state. Monks and nuns.||Term 2: How did attitudes to the church change? Reformation Tudor and Stuart changes to the church and the political impact of these. Who was the greatest Tudor monarch? Comparison work on monarch Henry VIII to Elizabeth I.||Term 3: Was the Civil War English? Causes and results of the Civil War around the British Isles. How can we remarket heritage sites to remember the Civil War? Project work and visit to castle. What were living and working conditions like during the Industrial Revolution? Factory working conditions.|
Homework is set on a termly basis with a large piece of homework which should take between 5 and 7 weeks to complete. This is always a task which is National Curriculum Level assessed and forms an integral part of the reporting process. Castle Guide Write a guidebook for a British Medieval Castle. Gunpowder Plot Prepare a resource to help younger children access the events of the Gunpowder Plot. Tudor Court Story Create a piece of historical fiction set at the court of one of the Tudor monarchs.
Key Stage 4
Pupils at Brannel School have the opportunity to study Modern History to GCSE. Currently, this is done over one year and the topics are covered as below.
|GCSE History course content||What content will I study within this part of the course?|
|UNIT British Depth study How was British society changed 1890 – 1918? Examination – Paper 2 1 hour 30 minutes 30% of total mark||
|UNIT Core content The Cold War 1945 - 1975 Examination – Paper 1 2 hours 45% of total mark||
|UNIT Depth study USA – Land of freedom Examination – Paper 1 2 hours 30% of total mark||
| UNIT Historical Enquiry Controlled Assessment 2000 word essay (approx)
25 % of total mark
A controlled assessment question is set externally by OCR
Revision Materials and Resources:
•Resources are available for all course via GCSE history on Moodle.
•GCSE History B Modern World Revision Guide. These will be made available to students when appropriate.
•Booster sessions Wednesday’s after school.
•http://www.johndclare.net Resources available for Modern World Revision.
•http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize Variety of Resources available for revision.
Exam Board Information:
OCR Modern World History B www.ocr.org.uk for information re. Modern World Course