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Netherthorpe School



Head of Department – Ms A. Walsh


Year 7

Term 1

  • Romans and Roman Chesterfield.
  • Society 1066-1900

Term 2

  • The development of Royal Authority 1066-1649
  • Revolts and Rebellions – popular unrest and revolution.

Term 3

  • History Heroes
  • Native American Indians – society, culture and conflict

Year 8

Term 1

  • Age of Empires – The rise, fall and legacy of multiple empires
  • Slavery depth study.

Term 2

  • The road to democracy
  • Female suffrage depth study

Term 3

  • Warfare through time
  • WWI depth study.

Year 9

Term 1

  • Begin GCSE - Weimar Germany

Term 2

  • Life in Nazi Germany

Term 3

  • Persecution and the Holocaust


Edexcel History

  • Paper One: 1H10/11 Medicine and the British Sector of the Western Front
  • Paper Two: 1H10/22 British America 1713-1783 and Anglo Saxon and Norman England
  • Paper Three: 1H10/31 Weimar and Nazi Germany)
  • Exam board subject website
  • Link to past papers

Additional information of use to students/parents during study

  • All revision materials with past papers are available electronically on the student share drive.
  • There are currently three revision guides that can be purchased from the History department at a discounted cost of £3 per guide.
  • Useful revision website


A Level History

Additional information of use to students/parents during study

  • Extensive revision materials and coursework support can be found on the student share drive.
  • A voluntary enrichment trip to Krakow, Poland including Auschwitz-Birkenau every 2 years.
  • Useful websites include
  • History Today (subscription provided by the History Department)

Get in touch


Ralph Road, Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 3PU


01246 472220