Achieving Excellence Beyond Belief
Sandy Upper School

History

Course Title: History
Syllabus Code: 9HI0
Exam Board: Edexcel Web link

Year 1 Searching for Rights and Freedoms in the 20th Century

In search of the American Dream: the USA, 1917–96

  • Theme 1 – The Changing political environment 1917-1980
  • Theme 2 – The quest for Civil Rights 1917-1980
  • Theme 3 – Society & Culture in change 1917-80

India c 1914–48: the road to independence

  • The First World War and its impact on British India, 1914–20
  • Changing political relationships,1920–30
  • Consultation and confrontation, 1930–42

Year 1 Term2

In search of the American Dream: the USA, 1917–96

  • Theme 4 – The changing quality of life 1917-80
  • Historical interpretations: what impact did the Reagan presidency (1981–89) have on the USA in the years 1981–86?

India c 1914–48: the road to independence + The road to independence, 1942–48

Year 1 Term3

Coursework The Russian Revolution

  • Russian Society and the problems with the Tsarist system of government.
  • Revolutionary parties and Provisional Government February 1917.
  • The Bolshevik Revolution
  • Historical Interpretations.

Year 2 Term1

Coursework The Russian Revolution

  • Historical Interpretations
  • Coursework

Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors 1485-1603

  • Challenging the succession, 1485–1499
  • Challenging religious changes, 1533–37
  • Agrarian discontent: Kett’s rebellion 1549
  • Queen takes Queen? The revolt of the northern earls, 1569–70
  • Troublesome Ireland: Tyrone’s rebellion, 1594–1603

Year 2 Term2

Coursework The Russian Revolution

  • Coursework

Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors 1485-1603

  • Changes in governance at the centre
  • Gaining the cooperation of the localities

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