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Please have a browse around my resources suitable for students of History from Year 7-13. I have taught History for fifteen years, won the Guardian Award for Outstanding New Teacher in 2003 and worked as Head of Department for eight years. Resources suitable for Heads of History to be added in due course. Watch this space!

Please have a browse around my resources suitable for students of History from Year 7-13. I have taught History for fifteen years, won the Guardian Award for Outstanding New Teacher in 2003 and worked as Head of Department for eight years. Resources suitable for Heads of History to be added in due course. Watch this space!
Why did Williams win the Battle of Hastings? A revision guide. Year 7.
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Why did Williams win the Battle of Hastings? A revision guide. Year 7.

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This would suit Year 7 pupils who are going to be examined on the Battle of Hastings for their summer exams. It contains four clear paragraphs discussing the reasons why William won the Battle of Hastings. Each paragraph starts with a clear direct statement that answers the question. Each of these statements are backed up with examples. Each of the paragraphs end with an explanation which again, refers back to the question. This can also be used to show pupils how to write an essay using the PEE plan (Point, Evidence/Examples, Explanation. Please check out my other resources!
History Department Scheme of Work Year 7-9
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History Department Scheme of Work Year 7-9

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A detailed Scheme of Work for Years 7-9. The following points are focused on: Topic Key Question/Learning Objective Teaching and Learning Activities Resources Assessment Key Elements Common Requirements Hours
KS3 History: Success criteria/mark scheme for essay title: How important was the life of a monk?
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KS3 History: Success criteria/mark scheme for essay title: How important was the life of a monk?

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KS3 History: Success criteria/mark scheme for essay title: How important was the life of a monk? This resource is very helpful to hand to pupils before completing the above essay question in Year 7. The typical Level 2,4,6 and 8 response is shown in relation to the question using the key elements. Pupils and parents can clearly see what they have to do to get the highest level by comparing the different responses. Also useful when moderating.
KS3 History: Mark scheme/success criteria for Battle of Hastings essay.
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KS3 History: Mark scheme/success criteria for Battle of Hastings essay.

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Mark scheme/success criteria for the Battle of Hastings essay: Why did the Normans win and the English lose the Battle of Hastings? This resource is very helpful to hand to pupils before completing the above essay question. It describes a typical Level 2,4, 6 and 8 using the key elements of history in relation to the essay question. Pupils (and parents) will see exactly what they need to do to achieve each of the levels and the differences between each level. This is also very helpful when moderating pupil work.
Spanish Armada: Source interpretation. KS3. Year 8 History.
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Spanish Armada: Source interpretation. KS3. Year 8 History.

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Look at the following two sources. How do the sources disagree with each other about how the Armada failed? Explain how they might have come to their decision. (5) An excellent opportunity to develop source interpretation techniques for Year 8 pupils studying the Spanish Armada. Prepares them for GCSE and PISA style questions.
Year 9 Exam: Industrial Revolution: Coal and cotton. KS3.
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Year 9 Exam: Industrial Revolution: Coal and cotton. KS3.

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This exam has been written in the style of a GCSE paper. It comes in two sections. Section A.COAL. 20 marks. 1-What does the source show about conditions in the coal mine. 2-Describe how coal was taken to the surface. 3-Explain why so many miners were killed down the mines. 4-Did conditions in the coal mines improve in the nineteenth century? Section B: Conditions in the cotton mills. 25 marks. 1-What does source A show you about... 2-Use the information in source B and your own knowledge to explain... 3-How useful is source C to an historian studying... 4-Why do Sources D and E say different things about... This is an excellent exam which is accessible to the majority of students. It gets progressively more difficult in both sections. Excellent for preparing students for GCSE style questions.
BLOODY MARY MARK SCHEME KS3 HISTORY ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING
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BLOODY MARY MARK SCHEME KS3 HISTORY ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING

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A very useful resource to give to Year 8 pupils before completing the interpretation task on Bloody Mary (to be added). A typical level 2,4,6 and 8 response is given in the resource. Pupils can identify the differences between the level descriptions and then will know what they have to do to get the top level. Useful when moderating too. An excellent Assessment for Learning technique.
Causes of Tudor Poverty and Vagrancy. Card Sorting Exercise. KS3.KS4.KS5.
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Causes of Tudor Poverty and Vagrancy. Card Sorting Exercise. KS3.KS4.KS5.

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This simple card sorting exercise helps pupils work out the causes of Tudor poverty and vagrancy. They have to group the cards together coming up with their own themes. Pupils could them be encouraged to place the themes they have come up with under categories such as 'political causes', 'religious causes' , 'economic causes' etc. Comes with a simple glossary. Suitable for Year 8 pupils as an exercise or even as revision. Could also be used with older students (Causes of Tudor Crime for GCSE or Causes of Tudor Poverty and Vagrancy for A Level) . Can be done in pairs or individually.
YEAR 8 REVISION GUIDE FOR SUMMER EXAMS. KS3.
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YEAR 8 REVISION GUIDE FOR SUMMER EXAMS. KS3.

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A SET OF NOTES FOR YEAR 8 PUPILS. THE FOLLOWING TOPICS ARE THE FOCUS OF THIS GUIDE: THE WIVES OF HENRY VIII THE CLOSURE OF THE MONASTERIES AND THE PILGRIMAGE OF GRACE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A CATHOLIC AND PROTESTANST CHURCH AND REASONS FOR THE DIFFERENCES MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS BRIEF NOTES ON THE SPANISH ARMADA THESE NOTES ARE IN THE FORMAT I HANDED THEM TO MY PUPILS. YOU MAY WANT TO ADJUST OR ADD TO THEM IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR OWN EXAM PAPER.
SPANISH ARMADA: SUCCESS CRITERIA/MARK SCHEME FOR ESSAY ON WHY ARMADA FAILED. KS3.
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SPANISH ARMADA: SUCCESS CRITERIA/MARK SCHEME FOR ESSAY ON WHY ARMADA FAILED. KS3.

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Mark scheme/success criteria for the Spanish Armada essay: Why did the Armada fail? Hand this resource to pupils before completing the above essay question. The resource looks at a typical Level 2,4,6 and 8 response to the question by looking at the key elements and level descriptors. Pupils can identify the differences between the levels and then know what they have to do in order to achieve the highest level. An excellent Assessment for Learning technique and great for moderating within the department.
HISTORY OF POLICING INFORMATION BOOKLET: FROM TUDOR TIMES TO PRESENT DAY
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HISTORY OF POLICING INFORMATION BOOKLET: FROM TUDOR TIMES TO PRESENT DAY

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This is for GCSE students of the History of Crime, Policing and Punishment paper. This detailed information booklet covers the POLICING section only. It can be used to accompany the course or as a revision tool. The specifications followed in the booklet are outlined below: Key question: How were law and order enforced in Wales and England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? • The role of Tudor JPs (importance of JPs; extent of their work; effectiveness) • The role of constables and watchmen •(parish constables and the extent of their work; watchmen: their work and their effectiveness) Key Question: What were the main turning points in policing methods in Wales and England in the late eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries? • The Bow Street Runners (the Fielding brothers; establishment of the Runners; importance of the Runners) The establishment of the Metropolitan Police (Robert Peel and the 1829 Metropolitan Police Act – reasons and effectiveness) Extension of police forces and early police specialisation (The acts of 1835, 1839 and 1856; CID, photography and finger printing) Key Question: How have policing methods developed in Wales and England in the twentieth and twenty first centuries? Increased resources for the police (transport developments; communication and increasing use of technology; training and recruitment changes, including women police) Specialisation of police services (development of specialist branches; development of CID, forensics, community relations, crime prevention) Modern day problems for the police (police use of weapons; increased powers of arrest and of questioning; pressures of red tape and more organised criminals) This is a detailed, colourful booklet with a wide range of sources included.
A LEVEL HISTORY: Politics and Society c1880-191: CHANGING ATTITUDES TO SOCIAL REFORM
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A LEVEL HISTORY: Politics and Society c1880-191: CHANGING ATTITUDES TO SOCIAL REFORM

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A LEVEL HISTORY: Politics and Society c1880-191: CHANGING ATTITUDES TO SOCIAL REFORM. WJEC. A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION THAT COULD BE GIVEN OUT AS A SET OF NOTES TO STUDENTS. THE FOLLOWING THEMES ARE COVERED: Changing attitudes to social reform From individualism to collectivism Changing attitudes to social reform post 1900 Conservatives/Unionists Action! The Liberals and (even though they used to be pioneers of individualism) Collectivism 1906-1914 New Liberalism The Liberal Social Reform Achievement 1906-1914 Social relief measures for the helpless Social relief measures for the able bodied Economic / Industrial Reforms (showing an increase in willingness to intervene in the economy and industry). Conclusion on the triumph by various bodies Limitations to Liberal Social Reform Limitations to how the Liberals paid for their social reform Limitations on the industrial and economic reforms Did the Liberals give the working class what they really wanted? Other deep rooted causes of poverty Overview Overall Party Record
GCSE/ALEVEL: NAZI GERMANY PROPAGANDA POWERPOINT
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GCSE/ALEVEL: NAZI GERMANY PROPAGANDA POWERPOINT

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A POWERPOINT PRESENTATION COVERING 50 SLIDES WITH A VARIETY OF QUOTES AND IMAGES LOOKING AT THE USE OF PROPAGANDE IN NAZI GERMANY. FILM, ARCHITECTURE, SPORT AND THE PRESS ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS LOOKED AT. SUITABLE FOR A LEVEL AND GCSE.
Rhys ap Gruffydd: WJEC A Level. Tudor Rebellion.
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Rhys ap Gruffydd: WJEC A Level. Tudor Rebellion.

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Some notes to accompany the essential reading around the threat posed by Rhys ap Gruffydd to the Tudor Dynasty. (By essential reading I mean the work by Ralph Griffiths and W Llewelyn on the subject). The notes also include some tasks that I put to my A level students.
GCSE: WEIMAR REPUBLIC: SUCCESSFUL BETWEEN 1924-1929? CARD SORTING ACTIVITY.
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GCSE: WEIMAR REPUBLIC: SUCCESSFUL BETWEEN 1924-1929? CARD SORTING ACTIVITY.

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A simple activity to analyse the success of the Weimar Republic 1924-1929. Pupils are encouraged to think thematically and group the cards in to three themes and then split the themes into groups which identify whether the years were a success or not. They can then order the cards within these themed groups into chronological order. Takes about twenty minutes.
Coal investigation: how coal changed the landscape and people of Wales
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Coal investigation: how coal changed the landscape and people of Wales

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I created this activity for pupils who lived in the Mynydd Mawr area of south west Wales, near Llanelli. Whilst this was an excellent activity to do with the pupils from this area, it could be used for anyone studying the impact of coal. There are activities included which encourage pupils to think and communicate. I also took the pupils to the Big Pit as part of this investigation. If you like this activity please review my work!