A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.
The purpose of this unit, as conceived by Gove et al, was two-fold: firstly, to offer opportunities to develop big picture overviews of topics which help pupils to appreciate the long arc of history; secondly, to give pupils a chance to study more modern history.
For many of you this will offer scope for an imaginative new unit of work. For others it will be a chance to reconfigure some of the units from the previous curriculum that were in danger of being lost.
- Try to make as much use as you can of your existing Tudor, Victorian and Life in Britain since the 30s as you can. What’s to stop you re-working...