Dulce et Decorum Est

Dulce et Decorum Est

A comprehensive KS4 resource exploring meaning behind Wilfred Owen’s famous anti-war poem. This resource begins with background to Wilfred Owen’s military career and the propaganda posters that were used in the era. The resource moves on to explore Owen’s use of imagery and how he uses language for effect. A full annotation of the poem is also included as is a true or false revision activity. Everything you need to prepare your students for this EDUQAS poem in one resource.
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Manhunt by Simon Armitage

Manhunt by Simon Armitage

A comprehensive resource for this EDUQAS GCSE poem which explores the effects of PTSD on a soldier and his wife. The poem is a powerful read and this resource begins with discussion points about service veterans before exploring Armitage and the inspirations for his poetry. The main focus is on the changing relationship between the couple (from lovers to carers) and the metaphors used to describe the soldier’s injuries. A full annotation of the poem is included. Everything you need to prepare your students for this poem in one resource!
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To Autumn by John Keats

To Autumn by John Keats

The EDUQAS GCSE poem “To Autumn” is one of the finest poems by Romantic poet John Keats. This resource explore all areas of his ode to autumn covering its language, themes and structure. A full annotation of the poem is included. Everything you need to prepare yourself, and your students, for an exam question on this poem!
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Britain Health and the People: Medieval medicines

Britain Health and the People: Medieval medicines

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains eight complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring medieval medicines from Christianity to Islam and from surgery to the Black Death. An end of unit revision lesson is also included. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle!
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Conflict and Tension: The ending of WWI

Conflict and Tension: The ending of WWI

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains seven complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the ending of WW1 from Wilson’s speech- 100 days-Foch and Haig. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two proceeding units: causes of WWI and stalemate are also available from SIK History.
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Conflict and Tension - Stalemate in WWI

Conflict and Tension - Stalemate in WWI

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains 8 complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the stalemate during WW1 from Verdun- Somme-Gallipoli and Jutland. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two accompanying units: causes of the war and ending the war are also available from SIK History.
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Conflict and Tension the First World War

Conflict and Tension the First World War

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains 11 complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the causes of WW1 from Bismarck- Morocco-Bosnia and the Schlieffen plan. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two follow up units: stalemate and ending the war are also available from SIK History.
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Democracy and dictatorship: Germany 1890-1945

Democracy and dictatorship: Germany 1890-1945

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains 12 complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the causes of WW1 from the Kaiser- naval laws-Weimar and the Golden Age. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two follow up units: Nazi growth and Nazi policies are also available from SIK History.
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Democracy to dictatorship- Germany 1890-1945

Democracy to dictatorship- Germany 1890-1945

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains eight complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the rise of the Nazi party from the impact of the depression- Nazi support-the Night of the Long Knives. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two supporting units: before the Nazis and Nazi policies are also available from SIK History.
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Democracy and dictatorship- Germany 1890-1945

Democracy and dictatorship- Germany 1890-1945

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains 10 complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the Nazis in power (1930-45) from propaganda- Hitler Youth-the Final Solution. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two proceeding units: Before the Nazis and Nazi growth are also available from SIK History.
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World Cup quiz pack

World Cup quiz pack

A pack of five fun quizzes linked to the FIFA World Cup in Russia 2018. These quizzes are ideal for registration (15-20 minutes) or last period on a Friday (or any lesson you’re planning to cut short in order to watch a match with your class). You don’t have to be a football statto to take part in four of these quizzes but it does help if you know your footy or your geography! Quiz 1: Anagrams- 30 capital cities turned into anagrams Quiz 2: Flag quiz - 20 flags - name the nation Quiz 3- 32 teams hidden in a word search Quiz 4- World Cup History- 25 questions covering the history of the tournament from Pele- Zidane, 1930-2014 Quiz 5- do you know your football superstars? 20 stars expected to take part are shown. Can you name the player/ nation/ club he plays for? Quizzes are easily edited (apart from word search) and all answers are included.
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Physics revision mats

Physics revision mats

A bundle of 19 physics revision mats for your pupils to complete. An ideal weekly homework for GCSE students to consolidate their knowledge and discover their knowledge gaps. Each mat contains a number of focused prompts/ questions for the pupils to complete as well as providing important equations. Once completed, either in class or at home, the mats function as effective revision tools. Topics covered include: energy, circuits, particles, atoms, forces, waves, magnets and space.
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Biology revision mats

Biology revision mats

A bundle of 24 biology revision mats for your pupils to complete. An ideal weekly homework for GCSE students to consolidate their knowledge and discover their knowledge gaps. Each mat contains a number of focused prompts/ questions for the pupils to complete as well as providing important equations. Once completed, either in class or at home, the mats function as effective revision tools. Topics covered include: cell structure, bio-energetics, nervous system, inheritance, biodiversity and ecology.
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Chemistry revision mats

Chemistry revision mats

A bundle of 10 chemistry revision mats and 10 question packs for your pupils to complete. An ideal weekly homework for GCSE students to consolidate their knowledge and discover their knowledge gaps. Each mat contains a number of focused prompts/ questions for the pupils to complete as well as providing important equations. Each question sheet has a range of quick questions to check their understanding. Once completed, either in class or at home, the mats function as effective revision tools. Topics covered include: alkanes and alkenes, atoms, history of atoms, rate of reaction, structure and the atmosphere.
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America in the 20th Century

America in the 20th Century

A mixture of resources exploring America in the 20th Century (other than its involvement in the world wars/ Vietnam). Each lesson is fully resourced with a mixture of written sources, documentary links and role play scenarios to help your pupils understand the changing face of America. Lessons explore the following topics: Intro and the 1920’s, prohibition and the mafia, the Wall Street Crash, the moon landing, the assassination of JFK and the Cuban missile crisis.
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Hitler's rise to power

Hitler's rise to power

A mini unit comprising five detailed lessons on the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party. The lessons are fully resourced and designed for high flying Year 9 classes but can easily be adapted into KS4 resources. The lessons follow Hitler’s early life, the rise of the Nazis 1919-1929, their takeover of Germany 1930-33 and a double lesson on how they transformed Germany. If you like this unit, a follow on unit exploring the holocaust is also available.
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Topical Issues and persuasive speeches

Topical Issues and persuasive speeches

A huge bundle of emotive, topical ideas used as a springboard to persuasive speeches. This unit is designed as a transition unit from KS3-4 but can easily be adapted to Year 11 classes preparing for exam writing tasks. Each lesson is fully resourced with clear power points, magazine/ news articles and links to short videos online. The scheme links to A FOREST techniques and is aimed towards AQA specification but can easily be tweaked for other exam boards. The issues covered in this pack include: the horsemeat scandal, American gun control laws, euthanasia, banning of whatsapp, the death penalty and should boxing be banned. An assessment on equality in society is included. A complete half-term’s worth of lessons in one easy bundle. Print off the articles and you’re ready to deliver high quality, inspiring lessons to motivate and engage your pupils!
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Interwar years

Interwar years

A small yet detailed scheme of work exploring how the end of WWI led to the start of WWII. Each lesson is fully resourced with a range of activities and plenty of information. This resource is designed for Year 9 classes who have already studied WWI in detail. Lesson 1: What happened when the war ended (two versions included) Lesson 2: Treaty of Versailles Lesson 3: Appeasement Lesson 4: Hitler breaks T of V Lesson 5: Outbreak of WWII
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World War I

World War I

A full unit covering the events of The Great War. Designed for Year 9 classes, each lesson is fully resourced with a variety of exercises to engage the inquisitive minds in your classroom and enthuse the reluctant learners. Packed with info about weapons and gory diseases- everything you need to teach this topic in one bundle! Lesson 1: Schlieffen plan fails- stalemate ensues Lesson 2: Trench warfare (easily developed into a double lesson) Lesson 3: Battle of the Somme Lesson 4: Life in the trenches Lesson 5: Trench art and poetry Lesson 6: Shell shock and deserters Lesson 7: Assessment preparation Lesson 8: Assessment
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