Humanities

Teachers:

Mr O King – Head of Humanities, Teacher of History.

Miss G Biswas – Head of Geography.

Mr J Pyatt – Teacher of Geography.

Mrs H Brighton – Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Teacher of French.

Miss C Filmer – Teacher of French.

Ms C Kilroy – Teacher of RE,  Deputy Headteacher.

Ms S Nahar – Teacher of RE.

Miss F Begum – Teacher of RE.

Mr D Hart – Teacher of History, Director of Opportunities.

Ms L van Deventer – Teacher of History.

Miss H Cusack – Teacher of History

 

HISTORY

Year 7

Key skills in History

Thematic Study of Local History

Norman Conquest

Medieval Life and Medicine

 

Year 8

British Empire and the Slave Trade

Industrial Revolution and Public Health

Start of the 20th Century

 

Year 9 

Ethics

Power, People and Politics

Health

 

Year 10 – AQA GCSE History (1-9)

Conflict and Tension 1894-1918

Norman England

 

Year 11 – OCR GCSE History B (Schools History Project)

Making of America

Norman Conquest

Kenilworth Castle

 

GEOGRAPHY

Year 7

Map Skills – My Atlas Project

Birmingham and The Commonwealth

The UK

China

 

Year 8

USA

The Arctic

South East Asia

Kenya

 

Year 9

Australia

Russia

Nigeria

India

 

Years 10 & 11 (AQA spec)

The Physical Environment

Natural Hazards

The Living World

UK Landscapes

Fieldwork

 

The Human Environment

Urban Issues

Changing Economic World

Geographical Applications

Resource Management

 

Pupils explore the different human and physical processes that shape, where and how humans live around the world. As part of this, humans will explore the reasons why countries have developed faster than others and how place, space and physical activity can shape human lives.

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Year 7

Christianity

Islam and Judaism

Belief about God

Founder and Holy Text

Place of Worship

 

Year 8

Sikhism

Equality and Religion

Good and Evil

Social Injustice

 

Key Stage 4

Within this programme of study, students overall grade will be comprised of the following:

Ethics – 50%

  • Religion and Human Relationships
  • Religion and Medical Ethics
  • Religion and Equality
  • Religion, Peace and Justice

 

Philosophy – 50%

  • Religious and Spiritual Experience
  • End of Life
  • Religion and Science
  • Good and Evil

 

BTEC FIRST: TRAVEL & TOURISM (EDEXCEL)

 

Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide pupils with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in this sector. Pupils explore the development of UK tourism, international holiday destinations and factors affecting travel and tourism worldwide.