History - Year 12

Overview

A level - Edexcel History 9H10

https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/history-2015.html


Course Content

Autumn Term

Paper 1: The crusades, 1095-1204

Reasons for the crusades, 1095-1192;

Leadership of the crusades, 1095-1192;

The crusader states of Outremer, 1100-92;

The changing Muslim response to the crusades, 1095-1192

Spring Term

Paper 1: The crusades, 1095-1204

What explains the failure of the Fourth Crusade?

Paper 2: Anglo-Saxon England and the Anglo-Norman Kingdom, 1053-1106

Late Anglo-Saxon England, 1053-66;

The Norman conquest of England and extension of control in Wales and Scotland, 1066-93

Summer Term

Paper 2: Anglo-Saxon England and the Anglo-Norman Kingdom, 1053-1106

State, church and society, 1066-1106;

Normandy, 1066-1106


Homework

Following up lesson work, research, reading, practice questions, revision of content.


Assessment

Test papers at the end of each topic.

Practice questions throughout the course.

Three external exam papers in the summer of year 13.

Coursework generally submitted at Easter of year 13.


Useful Links and Information

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/genre/history

http://www.historyextra.com/podcasts