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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, 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, 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.
AQA A level Modern Britain 1951 - 2007, Introduction
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AQA A level Modern Britain 1951 - 2007, Introduction

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This is an introductory lesson to the AQA A level Modern British depth study, 1951-2007. The focus is on an introduction to what Britain was like in 1951 and includes hyperlinks. There is a further lesson which enables students to research and present information on the four Conservative prime minsters between 1951-64.
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 GCSE, Vietnam, 1954-64, background to the conflict
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AQA GCSE, Vietnam, 1954-64, background to the conflict

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This is an ideal starter lesson to the Vietnam conflict. It is suitable for GCSE or Year 9. It includes a presentation and introductory video clip together with images to enable the students to think about the conflict. There is also a series of notes to accompany the lesson. The lesson focus is on the impact of Dien Bien Phu and aftermath.
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.
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 Modern Britain, Social issues under Blair's government
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AQA A level Modern Britain, Social issues under Blair's government

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This is for A level students and includes a powerpoint presentation to correspond with the Oxford AQA A level textbook by Sally Waller. It looks at the social issues when Blair was PM and poses the question whether Britain had become a more equal and multi cultural society. Video clips and hyperlinked into the presentation including a summary of the 7/7 attacks and response from David Cameron about multiculturalism. There is a set of students notes to accompany the presentation.
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, 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.
Introduction to AQA Britain 1951-1997
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Introduction to AQA Britain 1951-1997

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This is a lesson to introduce AQA Britain 1951-1997. It introduces students to the period and includes three hyperlinked video clips and also a group activity with information sheets. There is also an introduction to the exam questions which will be used throughout the course.
AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, the Special Relationship, 1951-64
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AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, the Special Relationship, 1951-64

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These resources introduce decolonisation and the EEC between 1951-64. Decolonisation requires the use of the AQA Sally Waller textbook and access to the internet as students will be researching why coundtries left the empire. The EEC exercise introduces students as to why Britain decided not to join the EEC and the effects of this. There are sets of notes to accompany each powerpoint.
AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Foreign policy, The Special Relationship, 1951-64
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AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Foreign policy, The Special Relationship, 1951-64

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This is a resource which introduces the Special Relationship in the period 1951-64. It looks at the events which caused tension during this period, Burgess and Maclean Scandal, the issue of the nuclear deterrent, the Korean War and the Suez Crisis. There is an introduction to the Special Relationship and four hyperlinks are included on each of the events. Students are asked to analyse the impact of each of the events on the Special Relationship. A set of notes is also included.
AQA A level Modern Britain 1951-2007, post war consensus
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AQA A level Modern Britain 1951-2007, post war consensus

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This resource is useful to explain why there was a post war consensus. There is a powerpoint which explains why the post war consensus emerged in 1951 due to the legacy of the Attlee and also a set of statments which students can rank to explain why the consensus occurred. There are also notes to accompany this. There are also some notes to explain Conservative domestic policies during this period.
AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Thatcher's foreign policy, USA and Europe
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AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Thatcher's foreign policy, USA and Europe

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There are two lessons which cover Thatcher's foreign policy towards Europe and the USA. The first lesson deals with the Special Relationship and students will investigate the role of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, Gorbachev and Pope John Paul II in bringing and end to the Cold War. There is a hyperlink to the drama, Threads, in order for students to debate the attitude of people living in the west towards nuclear war at that time. There is a set of notes to accompany the lesson. The second lesson looks at Thatcher's attitude to Europe and begins with two hyperlinks showing different attitudes to Europe including Thatcher's famous 'no, no, no' speech. Students will need access to the AQA Sally Waller textbook and there is a set of notes to accompany the lesson.
AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Thatcher's fall from power
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AQA A level modern Britain 1951-2007, Thatcher's fall from power

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This is a short presentation with focus on Thatcher's fall from power. There are two hyperlinks; the news broadcast from the night of resignation and her resignation speech from the steps of 10 Downing St. Students are asked to consolidate their knowledge by looking at four areas of Thatcher's policy and assessing how successul; economy, social policy, foreign policy, industrial disputes. There is a set of notes to accompany the lesson.
A level modern Britain 1951-2007, introduction to Heath and industrial relations, 1970-74
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A level modern Britain 1951-2007, introduction to Heath and industrial relations, 1970-74

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The first resource in an introduction to Heath's government and the second resource deals with industrial relations during his time in office. There are hyperlinks to the industrial problems of the era, the Battle of Orgreave during the miners' strike and two hyperlinks dealing with the three day week (one from a TV programme of the time, Till Death us do part) There is a set of notes to accompany the lesson.