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It's been a fantastic week at the school! Very excited for the year ahead! Our open evening is on Wednesday 19th September from 5pm - we look forward to welcoming new students into our Meridian family!


Always a pleasure having brilliant support from Learning and Teaching Leads!


A brilliant first week back!! and our amazing students have had a wonderful start to the year! Looking forward to Monday! Have a lovely weekend!


So lovely to welcome our new Year 7 students to the Meridian family... and amazing to meet more brilliant parents!!


We have had an amazing couple of INSET days and we are very much looking forward to meeting our brand new Year 7 students tomorrow! Welcome to the family!


Great to have you as part of the meridian family


Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

A very warm welcome to our two brand new schools which officially open today (1 September)! and are now fully part of the family! Best wishes to and as they lead.


Retweeted From Jon Chaloner

Welcome to our new colleagues who have either joined a school within today or the central team supporting our schools. We are delighted to work with you as you support and teach our children and young people.


Very excited to be welcoming our new and returning staff back tomorrow! Inset day begins at 8:30am! /19


Retweeted From Jo Tanner

Whether you’re returning after the summer break or joining us for the first time, good luck and welcome to all staff and students


We are looking forward to welcoming our staff back on Monday 3rd September, Year 7 Wednesday 5th from 11am, Year 7 and 11 on Thursday 6th and all of our wonderful young people back to school on Friday 7th September!!


Retweeted From Jo Tanner

So proud of our Year 11 students receiving their GCSE results today - and of our great team to helped them get there.


Congratulations to our students and staff across and a huge thank you to for coming to support us! Team MHS are proud to continue .. bring on the new year!


A reminder for tomorrow.... all students can collect their GCSE results from 10am Good Luck Everyone!!


A message to all Parents and Year 11 students: GCSE results will be available to collect from 10am on Thursday 23rd August from School.


Such an honour to be part of this amazing event! We are so proud of the staff and student participants


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:


Knowledge Organiser (History) Date  
Year 7 What is history.pdf 19th Sep 2018 Download
Year 8 Empire Equiano.pdf 19th Sep 2018 Download
Year 9 Crime and Punishment 1.pdf 19th Sep 2018 Download
Year 11 end of CP.pdf 19th Sep 2018 Download
Anomaly 2018 CP 2.pdf 19th Sep 2018 Download