History is a core curriculum subject, studied by all pupils in Key Stage 3 at Orchard Mead Academy.

Students at Orchard Mead Academy study either Geography or History for GCSE during Years 10 and 11.



Year 7Norman ConquestMedieval LifeTudor MonarchyTudor SocietyOliver CromwellIndustrial Revolution
Year 8SlaveryWorld War OneWorld War TwoLeicester in the 1960sAncient EgyptAncient Rome/Greece
Year 9Gaining the VoteCivil RightsWeimar GermanyNazi GermanyNazi GermanyHolocaust


Year 10Elizabethan EnglandElizabethan EnglandWeimar GermanyNazi GermanyNazi GermanyRevision of Crime
Year 11Revise GermanyRevise Cold WarRevise CrimeRevise HenryFinal Exams


For information about enrichment clubs  and revision clubs please visit our clubs page here. 



www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize  – a collection of videos, written notes and quiz questions that test knowledge and allow independent revision

www.tutor2u.co.uk – notes and extensive self-marking quiz activities, especially good for Germany and the Cold War.

https://www.senecalearning.com/  a very detailed revision and learning resource that combines detailed notes and active learning and recall techniques.

www.gcsepod.com : an outstanding collection of History videos that covers all the main topics and is a quick and easy way to catch up on missed lessons and to fill gaps in understanding, or to revise.


Subject Policies/Plans

Subject Leader/s

Mr D Goldfinch

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