|Intent – We have the vision to encourage our pupils to follow a skills and knowledge based ambitious curriculum that inspires an enthusiasm and passion for the study of History and how to apply that to the modern world. Additionally, we intend that to be within the Christian ethos of St Francis Xavier`s College.
Implementation – We will aim to encourage this before pupils join the school through primary transition and we will encourage pupils to make links with other curriculum areas through their work in History. Ultimately, we aim to contribute significantly to preparation for future life through a sequenced and tested curriculum. This is achieved through skills learned and developed in History, such as interpretation, evaluation, substantiating judgements and showing conceptual awareness.
Impact: We want pupils who have striven to gather knowledge and crucially who remember that knowledge and link it up. History also
|Learning Journey: The SFX History Curriculum Journey
Key Stage 3:
Key Stage 4 AQA Exam Board : GCSE History
Key Stage 5 – AQA Advanced Level : Component Code 7042 / 2E and 2K
|Out of Hours Activities :
Mr Fisher Exam Prep – After School Drop in
Mr Green Exam Prep – After School Drop in
HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR CHILD’S HISTORY LEARNING
Ask them what they think about specific events in history? Why was it important?
WHERE TO GO:
Year 7 – Chester to explore Roman History ; Castles in the North West such as Lancaster Castle and Clitheroe Castle. Conwy Castle is also a great example showing the power of the Norman and Plantagenet kings.
WHAT TO WATCH:
BBC Teach has many fantastic items. The Historical Association has lots of useful documentaries, in particular on European and world history. UK parliament is brilliant for many aspects of British History. Watch historically based movies as well to gather interest or even Horrible Histories.
WHAT TO READ:
Biographies about William the Conqueror, King John, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Cromwell, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X
WHAT TO JOIN:
The Historical Association
|Department Website Links (including exam boards, revision sites etc):