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What will my child learn in year 9?

Term 1

GCSE History Crime and Punishment Unit

  • Anglo-Saxon society law and punishment.
  • Norman – Impact of invasion on law, enforcement and punishment.
  • Influence of King and Church on law and punishment.

Term 2

(GCSE continued)

  • Continuity and change, factors influencing crime Anglo to Norman.
  • Crime – causation during Tudor period.
  • Tudor crimes – Vagabonds / beggars, treason, witchcraft.

Term 3

GCSE Continued

  • 1500 – 1700 Law enforcement methods.
  • 1500 – 1700 Forms of punishment.
  • Factors influencing crime 1500 – 1700

Term 4

GCSE continued.

  • 1700 – 1900 – Crimes, smuggling, highway men, poaching.
  • Law enforcement – Bow St Runners, development of the Police in Britain.
  • Punishment – Transportation, use of prisons.

Term 5

1700 - 1900

  • Prison reforms, Elizabeth Fry, John Howard, Robert Peel.
  • Factors effecting crime.
  • Changes in Britain in rural – industrial – Impact on law and order.

Term 6

  • 1900 to present crime and punishment.
  • Conscientious objectors WW1– WW2 what changed?
  • Changes in policing and punishments – impact on technologies.