History A Level Course Content

Year Term 1Term 2Term 3
Year 12The Weimar Republic
● initial problems
● threats from left and right
● hyperinflation
● political instability
● the “Golden Years”

The reign of Henry
VII
● stabilising the throne
● Yorkist Threats
● Economic Policy
● Foreign Policy

The reigns of
Edward VI and
Mary I
● Overview of both reigns

Mid Tudor Crises-
Succession
● The impact of Edward VI’s age
● The impact of Mary I’s gender

The Weimar Republic
● The fall of the Weimar Republic
● The rise of the Nazis
● The Consolidation of Nazi rule

The Reign of Henry VIII up to 1529
● Henry’s aims as king
● The career of Cardinal Wolsey
● Foreign Policy
● Economic Policy
● The Fall of Wolsey

The Mid Tudor Crises
● Religious Policy during the reigns of Edward and Mary
The Nazi Dictatorship
● The creation of the German volk
● Economy
● Police/ Terror State
● Propaganda
● Third Reich at War

The Reign of Henry VIII after 1529
● The King’s Great Matter
● The Marriages
● Foreign Policy
● Economic Policy
● Faction
● Death

The Mid Tudor Crises
● Faction during the reigns of Edward and Mary
● Rebellion during the reigns of Edward and Mary
Year 13● Historical interpretations of Alexander II.

● The Economy and Society of Russian Government.

● The Nature of Russian Government 1855-1964.

● Post War Germany and the Federal Republic of Germany.

● Ongoing independent coursework.
● Russia: Nationalities and Satellites, 1855-1964.

● Post War Germany and the German. Democratic Republic.

● Interpretations of the Provisional Government and Khrushchev.
● Revision.