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History at Kettering Buccleuch Academy

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Lessons of the past...? The course aims to develop a knowledge and understanding of the History of Medicine and of aspects of Modern World History. Students will study the causes and consequences of important events and people and why they acted in the way they did. In addition students use and develop the skills of the historian – research, location and selection of information from primary and secondary sources, argument and analysis. The course promotes an understanding of comparison, change, reliability and utility. Themes studied include medicine in: · Prehistoric times. · The ancient world. · The Middle Ages. · The renaissance and the growth of modern medicine. · The 19th and 20th Century. The course also includes a study of · Germany 1919 – 1945 (Weimar and Nazi Germany). History is a lively, interesting and relevant course using a variety of learning styles and approaches including discussion, debate, and role-play as well as the use of ICT, video and written work.


Assessment is by two exam papers (75%) and two coursework studies (25%).

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If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kettering Buccleuch Academy directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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