The Oxford Home Schooling Key Stage 3 History course is designed to persuade every student to fall in love with history.
It brings together the excitement of discovering the past and the satisfaction that comes from making sense of historical events and situations. The course travels through time to the medieval, Renaissance, industrial and modern periods, developing a sense of what it must have been like to live at different times. Yet it also sticks closely to the National Curriculum which, in this subject, has been so imaginatively developed.
The Year 7 course is divided into the following modules:
Each module is explored over the course of two or three lessons crammed with activities and investigations, concluding with a tutor-marked assignment. The Year 8 programme focuses on more recent periods of British history:
As the student’s understanding of key historical concepts becomes more sophisticated, it becomes possible, in Year 9, to tackle more “difficult” modern themes in Europe and America:
This wonderful three-year course is illustrated with a wealth of photographs and reproductions of historical documents. Parents be warned: you may find it all as fascinating as your child does!
Within KS3 Home Schooling there are the following subjects