A GCSE lesson in which students examine the impact of John Hunter in the field of surgery. Students will consider which area was Hunter's most significant contribution to surgery. Students will then consider how much surgery has changed between the medieval period and by 1800 in preparation for the 'compare' 8 mark questions on the exam.
A revision guide tailored to the AQA Health and the People specification for GCSE. The guide is split in to three main themes in line with the 16 mark question: Understanding Causes and Cures; Public Health and Surgery. Includes practice questions and quizzes to aid revision. The information is broken down to make it easier for students to use in their own revision, and pictures and acronyms will help students to recall the information ready for their GCSE exam. Students will also find a guide to the key factors throughout the guide to help students prepare for the 16 mark question.
A revision guide tailored to the AQA Elizabeth I specification for GCSE. Includes practice questions, quizzes. The information is broken down to make it easier for students to use in their own revision, and pictures and acronyms will help students to recall the information ready for their GCSE exam.
A KS3 lesson in which students understand and evaluate the methods of resistance used by slaves on plantations. Students will have to prioritise the methods according to different criteria to gain an understanding.
A GCSE lesson which examines Nazi policy towards the Christian Church in Germany. Students will evaluate the reasons for the Concordat and the extent to which the Nazis were successful in controlling the Church.
A GCSE lesson in which students will analyse evidence to reach a judgement as to why the Paris Peace Summit failed. Includes exam practice and source analysis tasks to develop the necessary skills for their GCSE exam.
3 revision games which can be used in class for the whole lesson, or for a few minutes. Includes articulate cards and a board which are organised in to themes of causes, cures and treatments; public health; surgery and key people. Also includes a game of memory match and a board game (dice needed) with key questions.
A GCSE lesson in which students examine the plots against Elizabeth that Mary, QofS was involved in. Students will reach a judgement on the severity of the threat posed by Mary, QofS. Students will apply their understanding of this topic to an 8 mark 'write an account' question.
A GCSE lesson in which students will understand the importance of the arms race within the context of the Cold War. Includes a range of tasks in which students will gain the required understanding, and a number of tasks to develop specific source skills for their GCSE course.
A GCSE lesson examining the reasons why Elizabeth never got married. Students will evaluate the pros and cons of Elizabeth's suitors in order to prepare for an 8 mark 'write an account' question on the issue of marriage.
A GCSE lesson for the AQA specification on Medicine Through time. The lesson prepares students to be able to answer 8 mark questions on the significance of anaesthetics and antiseptics. Includes differentiated questioning and helps sheets for lower ability students.
A differentiated KS3 lesson in which students prepare for a 12 mark essay question on which method of control was more effective for William the Conqueror. Students should have studied both methods prior to this lesson.
A differentiated GCSE lesson in which students explore the causes of the war with Spain. Students will practice the skills necessary for a 16 mark essay question and link their knowledge here to their prior understanding. Students will categorise the causes and consider the role of long and short term factors.
A GCSE lesson examining how persecution of Jews changed once the war had started. This follows directly from a lesson looking at pre-war persecution.
Students will understand how and why persecution of Jews changed during the war.
A GCSE lesson in which students explain and evaluate the role of key factors in the discovery and subsequent development of penicillin before using their understanding to complete an 8 mark 'compare' exam style question.
A GCSE lesson on the benefits of voyages of discovery for Elizabethan England. Students will study the voyages of Drake and Raleigh in more depth and understand their contribution. They will reach a judgement on who was more significant for Elizabethan England. Links to a GCSE interpretations question on the motives of Drake for going on voyages of discovery.
A KS3 lesson on the case study of the slave ship zong. Students examine evidence in order to reach a verdict on the case. The lesson is differentiated with different tasks for lower ability (orange), middle ability (blue) and higher ability (yellow) students, so is easily adaptable for either mixed ability or classes that are set.
A series of GCSE lessons for the new AQA spec. Students will examine voyages of discovery, the reasons and their causes and link this to the Spanish Armada. Students will study the causes and events of the Armada as well as the reasons for its defeat.