The Skipton Academy

KS4 History











Medicine in Britain c1250 – presentc1250–c1500: Medicine in medieval Englandc1500–c1700: The Medical Renaissance in Englandc1700–c1900: Medicine in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain

c1900–present: Medicine in modern Britain


Medicine in Britain c1250 - presentThe British sector of the Western Front, 1914–18: injuries, treatment and the trenches Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39The Weimar Republic 1918–29Hitler’s rise to power, 1919–33Nazi control and dictatorship, 1933–39

Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–39

Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91The origins of the Cold War, 1941–58Cold War crises, 1958–70The end of the Cold War, 1970–91









Link the development of medicine with the key features of society in Britain in the periods studied. Understanding of the nature and process of change. Understand how factors worked together to bring about particular developments at particular times. Knowledge of national sources relevant to the period and of local sources relevant to the period and issue. Recognition of the strengths and weaknesses of different types of source for specific enquiries. Framing of questions relevant to the pursuit of a specific enquiry. Selection of appropriate sources for specific investigations. Be able to explain reasons for event s e.g. the ‘Munich Putsch’ and the growth of the Nazi Party.Understanding of Nazi views and policies, and the role of propaganda.Explaining the legacy of WWI in the establishment of the Weimar Republic.Recognition of economic climate and growth of unemployment in the appeal of Hitler and the Nazis. Consideration of the impact on US-Soviet relations of the development of the atomic bomb and the developments that led to the intensification of the cold war. Knowledge of cold war crises and reactions to them.  Knowledge of flashpoints and attempts to reduce tension between the east and West and their impacts. Explanation and significance of the fall of the Berlin Wall to the end of Soviet control of Eastern Europe.
ASSESSMENT[S]  Exam style questionsPast papers and specimen material

Peer assessment  and self-assessment using graded mark schemes

FrogPlay and tasks






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