Year 12

World College

Focusing on the world itself; we all live here, we should know how it works, who inhabits it and the way they manage their environment.

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Exam Board – Edexcel

Year 12 Unit 1

Topic 1: Russia in Revolution 1881-1924 – From Autocracy to Dictatorship

  • Introduction to the topic
  • The making of Revolution 1881-1905
  • The Downfall of the Romanovs 1906-1917
  • The Bolshevik Triumph
  • The Making of a Totalitarian State 1918-24

Topic 2: Stalin’s Russia 1924-53

  • Introduction to the topic
  • The struggle for power 1924-20
  • Stalin’s Revolution
  • Political control and the mobilisation of the masses
  • The USSR and the World

Year 12 Unit 2

Henry VIII: Authority, Nation and Religion 1509-1540

  • Topic 1 – Cardinal Wolsey
  • Topic 2 – Foreign Policy
  • Topic 3 – Break with Rome
  • Topic 4 – Royal Supremacy Topic 5 – Dissolution of the monasteries
  • Topic 6 – Religious change
  • Topic 7 – Government