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  1. Study the past… Brighten Your Future GCSE History at Radyr http://radyr.cardiff.sch.uk/~history

  2. Study the past… Brighten Your Future GCSE History at Radyr Mr. Beynon [Head of History] http://radyr.cardiff.sch.uk/~history

  3. Study the past… Brighten Your Future GCSE History at Radyr • Why study History at GCSE? • What do we study? • Results & Career Options. • Questions & Clarifications.

  4. Study the past… Brighten Your Future Why Study GCSE History at Radyr? If you drop History for ever, you will miss out on: • One of the most popular, fascinating and interesting subjects. • An exciting & engaging course: Schools History Project. • A highly-regarded and respected qualification. • Engaging, dynamic and active lessons. REMEMBER: History is for life, not just for GCSE . . .

  5. Study the past… Brighten Your Future Why Study GCSE History at Radyr? A GCSE in History will give you . . . • Knowledge about the past. • The ability to think for yourself. • The ability to structure an argument. • A framework to make sense of an ever-changing world. • Respected, adaptable and highly employable skills. Remember, it’s more than a subject: it’s a way of life!

  6. Study the past… Brighten Your Future What will we study in Year 10? Depth Study: The American West, c.1840-c.1895 We will study: • The Plains Indians: their way of life • Early settlers • Cattlemen and cowboys • Settlement & conflict

  7. Study the past… Brighten Your Future The American West WHERE? WHO? WHAT? WHY? WHEN?

  8. Study the past… Brighten Your Future What will we study in Year 10? Controlled Assessment: Representations of History China, 1945-76 We will study: • The ‘Great Leap Forward’ • The Cultural Revolution • Mao: Hero or Villain?

  9. Study the past… Brighten Your Future What will we study in Year 11? Study in Development: Medicine & Treatment We will study: • Continuity With the Ancient World • Middle Ages and the Renaissance • Industrialisation and Germ Theory • c.1900 to the present day

  10. Study the past… Brighten Your Future Medicine Through Time Religion War Individuals Governments Science & Technology Chance Improved Communications

  11. Study the past… Brighten Your Future What will we study in Year 11? Source Enquiry: The Transformation of Surgery, 1895-1918 We will study: • Dealing with pain, infection and bleeding • Factors influencing these developments

  12. Study the past… Brighten Your Future GCSE History at Radyr Year 10: Depth Study The American West 1 hour 15 mins exam, 25% Year 10: Representations of History China, 1945-76 Controlled Assessment, 25% Year 11: Source Enquiry The Transformation of Surgery 1845-1918 1 hour 15 mins exam, 25% Year 11: Development Study Medicine & Treatment 1 hour 15 mins exam, 25%

  13. Study the past… Brighten Your Future GCSE Results 2007 100%achieved an A*-G grade 88% achieved an A*-C grade 50% achieved an A* or A grade, of which 31% achieved A* 2007 - 3 students in National Top 10 (of over 25,000)

  14. Study the past… Brighten Your Future Career Options Subject Flexibility & Lifelong Learning: History offers transferable skills that you will use in many other subjects. It opens up options in future careers and lifelong learning options.

  15. Study the past… Brighten Your Future Career Options Careers that often specify a History qualification as useful: • Law • Journalism and Media • Conservation or Environmental Work • Research • Town Planning • Archaeology • Tourism History is also a good qualification for: secretaries, accountants, TV researchers, police…

  16. Study the past… Brighten Your Future What to do next… • Take a flyer. Read our information. • Seek advice:parents, teachers, current GCSE History students… • See Mr. Beynon, Head of History, if you require any further clarification. http://radyr.cardiff.sch.uk/~history