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18/07/18

Tomorrow our Meridian Cup winners South House will be enjoying their reward trip to Thorpe Park! All students need to arrive by 8:15am and bring suncream! https://t.co/rXYmYCnFJe

18/07/18

2 nights of the most wonderful performances by the cast of students from Meridian High and Fairchilds Primary. Thank you to all parents and carers who came to support our students and their amazing teachers!! Bravo Team!! https://t.co/aOdjPTkc2T

13/07/18

Retweeted From George Watson

Amazing day with sports day; now getting ready for the year 11 prom for this evening and deciding on my sessions for tomorrow.

13/07/18

Retweeted From Amy Anderson

So proud of South House Winners of the Meridian Cup! https://t.co/GqaknWMmDh

13/07/18

And the WINNERS of the 2017/2018 Meridian Cup are SOUTH HOUSE!!! All south house students will be attending a reward trip to Thorpe Park on Thursday!!!! https://t.co/G68uQaKDe6

13/07/18

Sports day winners!!! WEST HOUSE!!!! https://t.co/AVGdhPFjB6

13/07/18

Anticipation!!! Who will win?? https://t.co/wHJcflDoWv

13/07/18

North vs South teacher tug of war! https://t.co/Fknw5vAPcX

13/07/18

East vs West teacher Tug of War! https://t.co/4ER0es79ee

13/07/18

Year 10 girls 100m!! What a win for east!!! https://t.co/Uj19XiigkS

13/07/18

Year 9 girls 100m https://t.co/qNbPqGA0XW

13/07/18

Year 9 boys 100m!!! https://t.co/auTelQIqpA

13/07/18

Year 8 100m!!! https://t.co/H9M2NrQN5N

13/07/18

Year 8 100m!!! Close call!! https://t.co/7o8qSdbOsM

13/07/18

Great 400m win for west!!! https://t.co/VneYu8cmQI

13/07/18

East win!!!! https://t.co/9yYVnI04Tq

13/07/18

West win!!!! https://t.co/l9pcSTuZ1y

13/07/18

East win! https://t.co/QQGhzOplKj

13/07/18

South win!!! https://t.co/Xc7IfKNXWf

13/07/18

West win!! https://t.co/v013WgcyDZ

History

What is History for at Meridian High School?

History encourages critical thinking. Students use evidence to identify different interpretations of the past and use this to form balanced judgments.

Why does History as a subject matter?

History helps students to understand their past. An understanding of the past can help us to make sense of events that are taking place in the future.

What does History help young people to achieve?

History enables students to present well written extended essays, expressing   opinions which are supported by evidence . The ability to do this is a skill that is highly regarded in a wide range of careers from business to jounalism.


Topics covered in Year 7:

  • Historical Skills
  • The Roman Empire
  • Britain 1066-1500

Topics covered in Year 8:

  • The Tudors and Stuarts
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Black Peoples of the Americas
  • The Great War 1914-1918
  • The Home Front. World war 2 1939-1945

Topics covered in Year 9:

  • History skills
  • Life in Germany 1918-1939
  • Elizabethan England 1558-1588

Topics covered in Year 10:

  • The Cold war 1941-1990
  • The Vietnam War 1965-1975
  • The colonization of Virginia during the Tudor period

Topics covered in Year 11:

  • Crime and Punishment 1000 to the present day
  • Whitechapel, 1870-1900. Crime , policing and the inner city

Qualification title:

GCSE History

Additional learning resources: