History Department

STAFF:

Ms Cailin Haddock(HOD)

Mrs Pamela McHugh 

Mr Keegan

Mrs Smyth

Miss Tierney

 

KS3 CURRICULUM 

At KS3 the History department provides a broad curriculum, exploring a variety of historical eras and topics to  encourage pupils to recognise the forces and factors that have shaped our world today. 

The department endeavours to provide pupils with the opportunity to engage with history in an active and critical way, enabling them to assess evidence, evaluate conflicting accounts and understand the causes and consequences of change.

 

Topics Covered at KS3 include:

 

Year 8 - Term 1: What is History

              Term 2: The Coming of the Normans in England

              Term 3: The Normans in Ireland

 

Year 9 - Term 1:The English Reformation

              Term 2: The Spanish Armada

              Term 3: The plantation of Ireland

 

Year 10 - Term 1: 20th Century turning points

                Term 2: The Partition of Ireland

                Term 3: Life in Nazi Germany

      

KS4 CURRICULUM

At KS4 there is one pathway offered by the department: 

GCSE History (CCEA)

Unit 1 - Modern World Studies in Depth: Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–45

             Local Study: Northern Ireland and its Neighbours, 1965–98

 

Unit 2 - Outline study: International Relations, 1945–2003

 

KS5 CURRICULUM

At Post 16 there is one pathway offered by the department: 

A Level HIstory (CCEA) 

AS1: Germany 1919-1945

AS2: Russia 1914- 1941

A21: The American Presidency 1901-2000

A22: Partition of Ireland 1900-1925
 

EXTRA CURRICULAR

KS4 - GCSE revision sessions

          Educational visits ( Year 11, Derry, playhouse theatre workshop)

KS5 - A level revision sessions

          A level conferences:  Mr Ronnie Hanna, The US Presidency,

                                               Dr Rees: Partition of Ireland)

 

Contact

St Ronan’s College
Francis Street, 
Lurgan, 
Craigavon 
BT66 6DL

Telephone: 028 38 323 192

Email:

info@stronanscollege.lurgan.ni.sch.uk

 

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