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I am an Assistant Headteacher at a large, mixed 11-18 comprehensive school in Slough, UK. I am currently teaching the new AQA GCSE, AQA/OCR AS/A-Level specifications and was an exam marker for the 2018 AQA 8145 GCSE History exam series. I have been an examiner for AQA for a number of years and I have attended numerous CPD that has given me a really sound insight into the demands and expectations of the new GCSE and AS/A-Level curriculum. If you have any questions or issues - Liam0001@aol.com

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I am an Assistant Headteacher at a large, mixed 11-18 comprehensive school in Slough, UK. I am currently teaching the new AQA GCSE, AQA/OCR AS/A-Level specifications and was an exam marker for the 2018 AQA 8145 GCSE History exam series. I have been an examiner for AQA for a number of years and I have attended numerous CPD that has given me a really sound insight into the demands and expectations of the new GCSE and AS/A-Level curriculum. If you have any questions or issues - Liam0001@aol.com
*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - A Revolution in Medicine
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - A Revolution in Medicine

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - A Revolution in Medicine • The development of Germ Theory and its impact on the treatment of disease in Britain: the importance of Pasteur, Robert Koch and microbe hunting; Pasteur and vaccination; Paul Ehrlich and magic bullets; everyday medical treatments and remedies. • A revolution in surgery: anaesthetics, including Simpson and chloroform; antiseptics, including Lister and carbolic acid; surgical procedures; aseptic surgery. • Improvements in public health: public health problems in industrial Britain; cholera epidemics; the role of public health reformers; local and national government involvement in public health improvement, including the 1848 and 1875 Public Health Acts. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Norman England, c1066–c1100 - The Normans: Conquest and Control
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Norman England, c1066–c1100 - The Normans: Conquest and Control

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AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Norman England, c1066–c1100 - The Normans: Conquest and Control • Causes of Norman Conquest, including the death of Edward the Confessor, the claimants and claims. • Military aspects: Battle of Stamford Bridge; Battle of Hastings; Anglo-Saxon and Norman tactics; military innovations, including cavalry and castles. • Establishing and maintaining control: the Harrying of the North; revolts, 1067–1075; King William’s leadership and government; William II and his inheritance. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* Medieval Towns and Public Health in the Middle Ages
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*Updated* Medieval Towns and Public Health in the Middle Ages

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still Describe attitudes to public health during the Middle Ages. Explain why attitudes to public health existed during the Middle Ages. Lesson Objective: were the Middle Ages regressive in their attitudes towards public health? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* The Medieval Doctor and Medicine in the Middle Ages
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*Updated* The Medieval Doctor and Medicine in the Middle Ages

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still Describe medical beliefs and treatments used in the Middle Ages. Explain the rationale of medical beliefs and treatments used in the Middle Ages. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the Middle Ages influence the development of medicine? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still • Medieval medicine: approaches including natural, supernatural, ideas of Hippocratic and Galenic methods and treatments; the medieval doctor; training, beliefs about cause of illness. • Medical progress: the contribution of Christianity to medical progress and treatment; hospitals; the nature and importance of Islamic medicine and surgery; surgery in medieval times, ideas and techniques. • Public health in the Middle Ages: towns and monasteries; the Black Death in Britain, beliefs about its causes, treatment and prevention. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change • The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: challenge to medical authority in anatomy, physiology and surgery; the work of Vesalius, Paré, William Harvey; opposition to change. • Dealing with disease: traditional and new methods of treatments; quackery; methods of treating disease; plague; the growth of hospitals; changes to the training and status of surgeons and physicians; the work of John Hunter. • Prevention of disease: inoculation; Edward Jenner, vaccination and opposition to change. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality: Bust, Depression and The New Deal
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*Updated* AQA America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality: Bust, Depression and The New Deal

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AQA GCSE History: America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality • American society during the Depression: unemployment; farmers; businessmen; Hoover’s responses and unpopularity; Roosevelt’s election as president. • The effectiveness of the New Deal on different groups in society: successes and limitations including opposition towards the New Deal from Supreme Court, Republicans and Radical politicians; Roosevelt’s contribution as president; popular culture. • The impact of the Second World War: America’s economic recovery; Lend Lease; exports; social developments, including experiences of African-Americans and women. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* The Historic Environment - Pevensey Castle
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*Updated* The Historic Environment - Pevensey Castle

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AQA GCSE History: British Depth Studies: Norman England, c1066–c1100 - The Normans: Conquest and Control -This is an Introductory Lesson- Describe Pevensey Castle. Explain the features and functions of Pevensey Castle. Lesson Objective: to what extent does the study of Pevensey Castle reflect Norman attitudes? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality: Post-War America
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*Updated* AQA America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality: Post-War America

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AQA GCSE History: America, 1920–1973 - Opportunity and Inequality • Post-war American society and economy: consumerism and the causes of prosperity; the American Dream; McCarthyism; popular culture, including Rock and Roll and television. • Racial tension and developments in the Civil Rights campaign in the 1950s and 1960s: Segregation laws; Martin Luther King and peaceful protests; Malcolm X and the Black Power Movement; Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968. • America and the ‘Great Society’: the social policies of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson relating to poverty, education and health; the development and impact of feminist movements in the 1960s and early 1970s, including the fight for equal pay; the National Organisation for Women, Roe v Wade (1973), the Supreme Court ruling on equal rights (1972) and opposition to Equal Rights Amendment. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* The Short-Term and Long-Term Consequences of the Korean War
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*Updated* The Short-Term and Long-Term Consequences of the Korean War

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AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - Conflict in Korea Describe the Korean War. Explain the significance of the Korean War. Learning Objective: to what extent should the Korean War be regarded as “the forgotten war?” *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA 8145 GCSE History Generic Mark Scheme for Paper One and Paper Two
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*Updated* AQA 8145 GCSE History Generic Mark Scheme for Paper One and Paper Two

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A generic mark scheme created from all available material and resources provided by AQA for the 2018 summer examination series. These were created in conjunction with colleagues who have marked different units for the 2018 summer examination series and by attending AQA CPD that specifically focused on developing a deep understanding of the new AQA 8145 GCSE History specification. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* The Genius of Louis Pasteur and his 'Germ Theory'
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*Updated* The Genius of Louis Pasteur and his 'Germ Theory'

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - A Revolution in Medicine Describe what Louis Pasteur did to influence medicine. Explain how and why Louis Pasteur influenced medicine. Lesson Objective: how far did Louis Pasteur change the world? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* President Nixon and the Policy of Vietnamisation
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*Updated* President Nixon and the Policy of Vietnamisation

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AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam Describe the policy of Vietnamisation. Explain why the policy of Vietnamisation was introduced by President Nixon. Learning Objective: what was the main reason that President Nixon introduced Vietnamisation? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* The Genius of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham during the Renaissance
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*Updated* The Genius of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham during the Renaissance

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the work of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham. Explain how and why the work of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham affected medicine. Lesson Objective: how far did the work of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham advance medical knowledge? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* The Genius of Robert Koch
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*Updated* The Genius of Robert Koch

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - A Revolution in Medicine Describe what Robert Koch did to influence medicine. Explain how and why Robert Koch influenced medicine. Lesson Objective: how far did Robert Koch change the world? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* Inoculation, Vaccination and The Genius of Edward Jenner for the Treatment of Disease
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*Updated* Inoculation, Vaccination and The Genius of Edward Jenner for the Treatment of Disease

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the work of Edward Jenner. Explain how Edward Jenner contributed to the development of medicine. Lesson Objective: to what extent did Edward Jenner change the world? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* Public Health Conditions during the Industrial Revolution in the Nineteenth Century
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*Updated* Public Health Conditions during the Industrial Revolution in the Nineteenth Century

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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - A Revolution in Medicine Describe public health conditions in Nineteenth Century Britain. Explain the similarities and differences between public health conditions in Britain pre- and post- Nineteenth Century. Lesson Objective: how far did public health conditions improve in Nineteenth Century Britain? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History Paper 2: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* CREEP, President Nixon and the Watergate Scandal
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*Updated* CREEP, President Nixon and the Watergate Scandal

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AQA GCSE History: Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 - The Ending of Conflict in Vietnam Describe the events of Watergate. Explain the consequences of Watergate. Learning Objective: to what extent did Watergate change American History? *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Germany 1890–1945 - The Experiences of Germans under the Nazis
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Germany 1890–1945 - The Experiences of Germans under the Nazis

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AQA GCSE History: Germany 1890–1945: Democracy and Dictatorship - The Experiences of Germans under the Nazis: • Economic changes: benefits and drawbacks; employment; public works programmes; rearmament; self-sufficiency; the impact of war on the economy and the German people, including bombing, rationing, labour shortages, refugees. • Social policy and practice: reasons for policies, practices and their impact on women, young people and youth groups; education; control of churches and religion; Aryan ideas, racial policy and persecution; the Final Solution. • Control: Goebbels, the use of propaganda and censorship; Nazi culture; repression and the police state and the roles of Himmler, the SS and Gestapo; opposition and resistance, including White Rose group, Swing Youth, Edelweiss Pirates and July 1944 bomb plot. *Owing to marking the 2018 AQA GCSE History summer examination series, all of my original resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. In addition, I have utilised feedback from students, fellow professionals, experienced colleagues and my own professional judgement to ensure that each resource will help you to teach quality history lessons. Copyright Protection ©
AQA - 2H - France in Revolution, 1774–1815: Part one: The End of Absolutism and the French Revolution, 1774–1795 - The Experiment in Constitutional Monarchy, 1789–1792
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AQA - 2H - France in Revolution, 1774–1815: Part one: The End of Absolutism and the French Revolution, 1774–1795 - The Experiment in Constitutional Monarchy, 1789–1792

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Lessons on: - The revolution May-October 1789: developments in Versailles and Paris; developments in the country, including the Great Fear; the October Days - The attempts to establish a constitutional monarchy: church reforms; political, judicial and administrative reforms; economic and social change - Reaction to change internally and externally: the political clubs; the King and the flight to Varennes; the demonstration at the Champs de Mars; the origins and impact of war - Sans-culottes and the collapse of the constitutional experiment; the September massacres and elections to the national Convention