Year 9
This provides the stepping stone to GCSE from Key Stage 3. You will be learning about the key events of the early 20th century and developing many of the skills which will stand you in good stead in years 10 and 11.

Here you will develop an understanding of:
- The increase in international tension up to 1914
- The causes for the outbreak of war in 1914
- The failure of the Schlieffen Plan
- The development of trench warfare
- New Technology in war
- The Battle of the Somme
- The War at Sea
- Reasons for allied victory in 1918
- The impact of the war on Britain
How did Britain develop into the World's first industrial economy? What were the reasons for and the effects of industrialisation for the people of Britain and for the development of an Empire.