History

Head of Department:
Mr Steve Brown

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History

Year 7

Lessons involve a mixture of storytelling, role play, research/reading, investigations of written and visual sources and watching extracts from documentaries or film. Students are encouraged to use ICT where appropriate.

Topics studied in Year 7 are:

Unit 1: What is History and how can we learn about it?

Unit 2: The Normans: Conquest and Consolidation

Unit 3: Medieval Monarchs: Power & Control

Unit 4: Castles: Attack and Defence & Medieval Peasants

Unit 5: The Tudors

Year 8

In Year 8 students will study the Making of the UK 1500-1900. Topics covered are:

Unit 6: The Renaissance: Who was the most important person of this period?

Unit 7: The English Civil War

Unit 8: Industrialisation & Empire

Unit 9: The Vote: Changes in British Democracy

Year 9

In Year 9 students will study the Twentieth Century World. Topics covered are:

Unit 10: The causes of WWI, Stalemate and Trench Warfare.

Unit 11:The Inter War Years 1919-1939.

Unit 12: The causes and turning points of WW2

Term 4: The Holocaust, Hiroshima & the A-Bomb

Term 5: Conspiracy Theories: The Assassination of JFK & the Moon Landing

Term 6: The Cold War, Terrorists and Freedom Fighters: 1945 - 2001

 

 
 

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