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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 History
Term 1Medicine Through Time, c1250-present   
During this thematic study students will examine the developments in medicine from c1250 to the present day. Students will track improvements in medical treatment, improvements in understanding the causes of disease, changes in the treatment of illness and infection and the role of key individuals in pioneering changes in medicine.
Assessment: This unit is examined in Paper 1 where students will answer three questions that assess their knowledge and understanding of the subject. Paper 1 also includes the British Sector of the Western Front Unit. Paper 1 equates to 30% of the final mark.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Medicine Through Time, c.1250-present   
During this thematic study students will examine the developments in medicine from c1250 to the present day. Students will track improvements in medical treatment, improvements in understanding the causes of disease, changes in the treatment of illness and infection and the role of key individuals in pioneering changes in medicine.
Assessment: This unit is examined in Paper 1 where students will answer three questions that assess their knowledge and understanding of the subject. Paper 1 also includes the British Sector of the Western Front Unit. Paper 1 equates to 30% of the final mark.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Medicine Through Time, c1250-present   
During this thematic study students will examine the developments in medicine from c1250 to the present day. Students will track improvements in medical treatment, improvements in understanding the causes of disease, changes in the treatment of illness and infection and the role of key individuals in pioneering changes in medicine.
Assessment: This unit is examined in Paper 1 where students will answer three questions that assess their knowledge and understanding of the subject. Paper 1 also includes the British Sector of the Western Front Unit. Paper 1 equates to 30% of the final mark.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4British Front   
Students will consider: The British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches: The context of the war on the Western Front, particularly in Ypres, Flanders and Northern France. Significance for medical treatment of the nature of the terrain and problems of the transport and communications infrastructure. The conditions requiring medical treatment and the wounds caused by explosions and gunshots. The effects of gas attacks. The significance of the Western Front in the development of surgery and the development of splints and x-ray units. The understanding of infection and moves towards aseptic surgery; the development of x-rays; blood transfusions and developments in the storage of blood. Knowledge, selection and use of sources for historical enquiries: The knowledge of a range of sources both contemporary and secondary. Developing the skills to be able to appropriately select, interrogate and analyse sources.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5The Weimar Republic 1918–29   
Students will consider: The origins of the Republic, 1918–19: The legacy of the First World war, the abdication of the Kaiser and the formation of the Weimar Constitution. The early challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919–23: The unpopularity of the Republic and the challenges it faced including the Munich Putsch, Kapp Putsch and Spartacist Rising. The French occupation of the Ruhr. The recovery of the Republic, 1924–29: Reasons for the recovery including the Young Plan and Dawes Plan. Changes in society, 1924–29: Changes in the standard of living and the culture of the Weimar Republic. Hitler’s rise to power, 1919–33 Early development of the Nazi Party, 1920–22: Hitler’s joining of the DAP and the growth of the NSDAP. The Munich Putsch and the lean years, 1923–29: The events of the Munich Putsch and the reorganisation of the NSDAP. The growth in support for the Nazis, 1929–32: Reasons for the growth in support for the Nazi Party, including the appeal of Hitler and the Nazis
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Nazi control and dictatorship, 1933–39   
Students will consider the following: The creation of a dictatorship, 1933–34: The Reichstag Fire, Enabling Act and the Night of the Long Knives. The police state: The role of the Gestapo, Nazi legal system and attitude towards the Church including the Concordat. Controlling and influencing attitudes: Goebbels/Ministry of Propaganda: censorship, use of media, rallies and sport, including the Berlin Olympics of 1936. Nazi culture. Opposition, resistance and conformity: The extent of support for the Nazi regime. Opposition from the young, including the Swing Youth and the Edelweiss Pirates. Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–39 Nazi policies towards women:views and policy towards women and the family. Nazi policies towards the young: The Hitler Youth and the League of German Maidens. The control of the young through education. Employment and living standards: Nazi policies to reduce unemployment, including labour service, autobahns, rearmament and invisible unemployment.
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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