History scheme of work

Unit 3 – HIS3D – British Monarchy and the Crisis of State, 1642-1689 (60% of A2)
(see exemplification)

Unit 4 – Historical Enquiry – France 1789-1906 (40% of A2)
(see exemplification)

DateUnitTitleObjectivesPossible HomeworkAvailable Source
8–12 SeptUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceIntro into Unit 4 – What changed and what stayed the same in France between 1789-1906?
Discussion of summer task
8–12 SeptUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceIntroduction to key themes and vocabulary; Absolutist Monarchy, Constitutional Monarchy, Republic, Democracy, Rights, Catholic Church, Secular State, Empire, Revolution etc
15–19 SeptUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWhy did Absolute Monarchy collapse?
First/Second/Third Estate
King’s financial problems
Calling of Estates General, National Assembly, Great Fear, unrest in Paris, National Guard, Fall of the Bastille, October Days, Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen
15–19 SeptUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWhy did Absolute Monarchy collapse?
What was the Enlightenment?
Influence of American Revolution
In what ways did the ideas of Rousseau, Voltaire, Paine etc challenge principles of absolutism
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
22–26 SeptUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWhy did Constitutional Monarchy fail?
Role of the King, Flight to Varennes, War, Civil Constitution of the Clergy, defeats in the war, fall of the King, September Massacres, rise of the radicals
22–26 SeptUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWho were the Sans Culottes? What were the aims of the revolutionaries? Who was Robespierre? What did he stand for?
29–03rd OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceHow successful was the Republic?Institutions of the terror? Why did the revolution enter this phase and what brought it to an end?
Thermidorian reaction to the Coup Du Brumaire
29–03rd OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWas the Terror necessary?
6th – 10 OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceDid Napoleon betray the revolution?Napoleon’s domestic policies; censorship, education, political structure, Economy, Concordat, Nobility
To what extent was Napoleon a dictator?Impact of permanent war on France – glory, Nationalism, conscription, taxation, technology
6th – 10 OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceDid Napoleon betray the revolution?What was the extent of the Napoleonic Empire and why did it collapse?Extent of Napoleonic Empire by 1812
War with Spain
Invasion of Russia
Fourth Coalition, final defeat of Napoleon
13th – 17 OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWhy did Constitutional Monarchy fail (twice)?
Bourbon restoration and the Charter changes and continuities with Ancien Regime
Role of religion, role of pays legal
Comparisons of downfall of Bourbons and Louis PhillipeMock
13th – 17 OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceSocial and Economic developments France 1815-1848
Women
The Poor (Saint-Just)
17th – 24 OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceHow far did the reign of Napoleon III express continuity with the past?
Election, Coup, reasons for popularity of Napoleon
The Franco-Prussian War and the defeat of Napoleon
17th – 24 OctUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceFrance under Napoleon III
Haussmann and the remodeling of Paris
What kind of society was late (19 France?
Half Term
03–7th NovUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWhat are we to make of the Third Republic
Sum up – France 1789-1905Students are given three coursework titles and guidelines and choose one
03–7th NovUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceWhat are the recurring themes and issues of the topic?Students are given three coursework titles and guidelines and choose one
03–7th NovUNIT 4Historical Enquiry – FranceContinue to work on Unit 4
Week by week students prepare and discuss notes on selected sources, some allocated by teacher, others found by themselves
Students create bibliographyStudents submit 1800 words on coursework
10–19th DecemberUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateMonarchy to Republic 1642 –
Why did the English execute their King?
How divided was English society 1642-1649?
Why was it so difficult to have parliamentary government?Mock and feedback
CHRISTMAS
5–9th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateHow successful was Cromwell?
How well did he unite the country?
What was the extent of divisions?
5–9th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateWR tracks the syllabus with an emphasis on examination technique.
Why did the English execute their King?
12–16th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateWhy did the English restore the Monarchy?
/coursework
12–16th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateHow divided was English society 1642-1649?
19–23th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateWhat was the restoration settlement? Had the Civil War changed anything?
19–23th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateWhy was it so difficult to have parliamentary government?
26–30th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateWhy did Charles clash with Parliament? How serious was it? /mock
26–30th JanuaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateCoursework/ how successful was Cromwell?
2–6th FebruaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateHow near was England to going to war again/coursework
9–13th FebruaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateHow near was England to going to war again?
9–13th FebruaryUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateCoursework/ Students submit coursework draft on which we can comment
HALF TERM – deadline for coursework
23–27th MarchUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateSucession crisis to ‘Glorious Revolution’What was the ‘Glorious Revolution’ and what is its significance?How much did England (Wales, Ireland and Scotland change) 1603-1669?
23–27th MarchUNIT 3British Monarchy and the Crisis of StateWhat was the restoration settlement? Had the civil war changed anything?Why did Charles clash with Parliament? How serious was it?
What was the ‘Glorious Revolution’ and what is its significance?
Easter Revision
20th April– 30th MayProgramme of Revision and examination technique