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History at English Martyrs is a fantastic opportunity for students to study about the past in order to understand the present whilst preparing for the future.

Keystage 3

Study fascinating eras, including;

Year 7: The Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans, Middle Ages and Tudors.

Year 8: Stuarts, Georgians, The Slave Trade, Victorians, World War One and 1920s USA and Britain.

Year 9: World War Two, The USA and War, The Holocaust, Modern Britain and Civil Rights.

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We study the Edexcel GCSE History qualification which includes three units of work:

Unit 1 – Crime and Punishment in Britain, c.1000-present

Unit 2A – Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88

Unit 2B – Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91

Unit 3 – Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39

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Sixth Form

We study OCR A-Level History qualification which includes four units of work:

England 1547-1603: The Later Tudors

Unit 2 (15%) – Democracy and Dictatorships in Germany 1919-63

Unit 3 (40%) – Civil Rights in the USA 1865-1992

Coursework (20%) Germany Topic Based Essay

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