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Very experienced Head of History department in a large comprehensive, teaching mainly A level and GCSE with an excellent record of exam results. The resources are mainly for AQA 8145 and AQA A level.

Very experienced Head of History department in a large comprehensive, teaching mainly A level and GCSE with an excellent record of exam results. The resources are mainly for AQA 8145 and AQA A level.
AQA A level modern Britain, Wilson's foreign policy, 1964-70, Vietnam and EEC
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AQA A level modern Britain, Wilson's foreign policy, 1964-70, Vietnam and EEC

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This is a resource which serves an an introduction to the foreign policy of Harold Wilson and the Labour government of 1964-70. The first half looks at the reasons why Britain decided not to join the war against Vietnam and a video hyperlink is also included. The second half of the lesson tackles relations with Europe during this period and examines the arguments for and against joining the EEC. There is a set of notes to accompany the lesson and students will need access to the AQA Sally Waller textbook.
AQA Modern Britain 1951-2007, Industrial relations under Harold Wilson
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AQA Modern Britain 1951-2007, Industrial relations under Harold Wilson

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This is a lesson which covers Industrial relations under Harold Wilson. There is a powerpoint included which looks at the role of a trade union and why they are important. A short video clip is included as an introduction to the strikes which began during this period. Students are then given a short task to complete to help them to understand why industrial relations deteriorated during this period. Students will need to have access to the Sally Waller AQA textbook in order to complete the remaining tasks. There is also an evaluation of the document ‘In place of strife’ A set of notes is also included together with material from ‘In place of strife’
AQA A level, Modern Britain 2s, The Permissive Society in the 1960s
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AQA A level, Modern Britain 2s, The Permissive Society in the 1960s

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The lesson explores the extent of the Permissive Society in the 1960s. The lesson begins by getting students to think about what a permissive society is and then they are introduced to how some in society viewed the changes in the 1960s by two hyperlinked video clips. They have the opportunity to analyse a source and the lesson ends with essay preparation and guidance. An information sheet is also included.
AQA A level modern Britain, Race and immigration and women in the 1970s
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AQA A level modern Britain, Race and immigration and women in the 1970s

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There are two lessons which deal with social issues in the 1970s. The first lesson on race and immigration begins with the influx of the Ugandan Asians (hyperlink included) and the subequent Race Relations Act. The lesson then explores the impact of the growth of the National Front (hyperlink included) and the response from the government. There are further hyperlinks included which focus on whether Britain was becomming a more tolerant society such as Blair Peach. A set of notes is also included. The second lesson is on the role of women in the 1970s and impact of the legislation passed. Two hyperlinks are included which show different interpretations of the protest at the Miss World finals. A set of notes is also included.
AQA A level modern Britain, Youth culture and environmentalism in the 1970s
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AQA A level modern Britain, Youth culture and environmentalism in the 1970s

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This lesson deals with the development of youth culture in the 1970s and also the development of environmentalism. The first resource looks at the development of youth culture and explores the development of subcultures - three hyperlinks are included, a clip from the Sex Pistols, a short clip from a programme which analysed the impact of football hooliganism and also a clip looking at the emergence of the skinhead movement. There is a set of notes to accompany the lesson. The second lesson on environmentalism introduces students to the topic and includes a set of notes.
AQA A level modern Britain, 1951-2007, Wilson's economic policy
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AQA A level modern Britain, 1951-2007, Wilson's economic policy

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This is a full lesson which covers the economic policies of Harold Wilson’s government. There is a powerpoint included which the key economic policies of the period and ensures that students have an understanding of the economic terms associated with the policies. A source analysis task is also included in the powerpoint and the lesson concludes with an analysis of the success of the economic policies. A set of notes is also included together with a table for students to complete based on economic policies.
A level AQA modern Britain, 1951- 2007, Impact of Thatcherism
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A level AQA modern Britain, 1951- 2007, Impact of Thatcherism

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This is a series of presentations which cover the impact of Thatherism on British society. They cover the miners strike, the sale of council houses, the introduction of the poll tax and the women of Greenham common. Each of the powerpoints contains tasks and hyperlinks and there are also student notes to accompany the presentations. The notes provide the students with all the information needed for the AQA A level course.
A level AQA Modern Britain 1951 - 2007, Impact of Thatcherism on society
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A level AQA Modern Britain 1951 - 2007, Impact of Thatcherism on society

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There are three presentations with activities with cover the impact of Thatcherism on society for the AQA A level Modern Britain syllabus. The presentations cover the sale of council houses, the miners strike and parliamentary opposition. There are hyperlink video clip which also include the demonstrations at Greenham Common. There are also student notes to accompany the presentations. A couple of the activities require use of the Oxford AQA A level textbook by Sally Waller, however the activity could be changed by use of own source.
AQA A level, Britain 1951-64, The economy
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AQA A level, Britain 1951-64, The economy

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This is a detailed resource which explores the economy in Britain during the period 1951-64. The lesson examines a range of sources in order to understand the positives and negatives of the economy during this period and a source exam question is also included. Several activities are added throughout the powerpoint and there is a hyperlinked video clip. There is a set of comprehensive notes, mark scheme, model answer and economic definition sheet also included plus a set of statistics which will be needed to complete one of the tasks.
AQA A level, The Profumo affair and the Conservative fall from power 1964
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AQA A level, The Profumo affair and the Conservative fall from power 1964

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This is a resource which explains why the Conservatives fell from power in 1964 with an activity based on the Profumo affair. There is a video hyperlink to a sky news broadcast after the death of Profumo which gives an overview of the scandal. The lesson looks at the impact of the affair on the Conservative government, 1963-64 and also looks at the other factors which caused the government to fall from power in 1964.
AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Wilson's foreign policy, Decolonisation and Rhodesia
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AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Wilson's foreign policy, Decolonisation and Rhodesia

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This lesson explores Wilson's attitude to decolonisation East of Suez and the main focus in on Rhodesia. There is an introductory clip showing Britain's attitude to empire and two further hyperlinks which explore the Rhodesia crisis. Students will also complete a summary activity of Wilson's foreign policy. There is a set of notes to accompany the lesson and students will need access to the AQA Sally Waller textbook.
AQA A level modern Britain, Realignment of the Labour party
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AQA A level modern Britain, Realignment of the Labour party

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This resource looks at the realignment of the Labour party. It focuses on the roles of Neil Kinnock, John Smith and Tony Blair and their impact on the party. The resource will enable students to explain why Labour won the election in 1997. There are hyperlinks included throughout and students will need access to the AQA Sally Waller textbook. A set of notes is also included.
AQA A level modern Britain, Blair's foreign policy
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AQA A level modern Britain, Blair's foreign policy

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This is a resource which covers the foreign policy of Tony Blair's government. Students will need access to the AQA Sally Waller textbook in order to evaluate the source material. Three key areas of foreign policy are covered and each have hyperlinks, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan and the war in Iraq. There is also a set of notes to accompany the presentation.
AQA A level, Modern Britain, Thatcher 1979-1990, the elections of 1983 and 87
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AQA A level, Modern Britain, Thatcher 1979-1990, the elections of 1983 and 87

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This lesson explores the reasons why Thatcher won the elections of 1983 and 1987. It looks at the reasons why the Conservatives were popular but also other factors which contributed to their success such as the ‘Falklands factor’ and the unpopularity of Labour. There is a worksheet included and two hyperlinked clips, one from 1983 and one from 1987.
AQA A level, Modern Britain, Thatcher and Northern Ireland
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AQA A level, Modern Britain, Thatcher and Northern Ireland

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This lesson continues with the issue of Northern Ireland from the Callaghan government and begins by exploring Thatcher’s attitude to the province. The lesson looks at the hunger strikes and the effects of this on policy. There are hyperlinks included of the effects of the hunger strikes and also the Brighton bomb. Opportunities are provided for student discussion and planning of an essay. Attached notes are also provided.
AQA A level Modern Britain, 1951-2007, The era of New Labour
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AQA A level Modern Britain, 1951-2007, The era of New Labour

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This is an introduction to the government of Tony Blair and the era of New Labour. There is a powerpoint presentation with hyperlinks included. The unit includes the 1997 election, economic policies of the Labour government and the issue of Northern Ireland. Clips included are the aftermath of the 1997 election, Blair's response to the death of Diana, the Good Friday agreement and Omaha bombing. Tasks are also included throughout as well as notes to accompany the presentation.
Immigration in 1920s USA for GCSE
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Immigration in 1920s USA for GCSE

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This is an introduction to immigration in 1920s America. It examines the attitude of Americans to immigration and students are able to assess which immigrants would be subject to the most hostility. Four immigrants are presented and students are asked to make a judgement about attitudes at the time. There is also a set of student notes to accompany the presentation.
AQA A level modern Britain 1951 - 2007, Thatcher's economic policy
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AQA A level modern Britain 1951 - 2007, Thatcher's economic policy

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The presentations cover Thatcher's economic policies and include hyperlinks throughout. There are notes to accompanying the presentations which provide students with all the relevant information. Some of the activities are based around the material in the notes. Some of the tasks are geared to the Oxford AQA A level Modern Britain textbook by Sally Waller.
AQA A level, Britain 1951-2007, Social change and racial tension
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AQA A level, Britain 1951-2007, Social change and racial tension

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This lesson explores the social change of the period 1951-64 and also analyses the racial tension of the period. There is a hyperlinked video clip to explain how immigrants from the Commonwealth were viewed in the 1950s and the issues they faced. Students are then introduced to youth culture and there are two hyperlinked video clips; the mods and rockers, and the clashes at Margate. A task is included which will require the AQA Sally Waller textbook. A source activity is included to summarise the changes of the period and the lesson concludes with an essay. A set of notes is also provided together with two model answers.