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Subject Vision

The Ivanhoe History curriculum helps to explain the world as it is, by exploring the world as it was. Understanding of the past is developed around a backbone of British History. Enquiries explore global, continental and local topics, emphasising the complexity of the past and the constructed and contested nature of History. To this end, students develop their thinking by exploring the past from multiple perspectives and viewpoints. We strive to make our curriculum representative of all the past’s diverse inhabitants. 

 

Key Stage 3 Objective Statement

Ivanhoe’s KS3 curriculum delivers a knowledge-rich understanding of the history of Britain and the wider world from the Middle Ages to the present day. Students will explore historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, similarity, difference and significance, and use them to make connections, draw contrasts, analyse trends, frame historically-valid questions and create their own structured accounts. They will also develop an understanding of the methods of historical enquiry, including how evidence is used to make historical claims, and discern how and why contrasting arguments and interpretations of the past have been constructed.

 

Year 7 Topics 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Norman Conquest

Medieval England

Black Death

Peasants' Revolt

Medieval Monarchs

Tudors

English Civil War

American and French Revolutions

 

Year 8 Topics

Autumn

Spring

Summer

British Empire

Agricultural Revolution

Industrial Revolution

Atlantic Slave Trade

American Civil War

American Civil Rights

 

Year 9 Topics

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Suffrage

Causes of WWi

WWI

Causes of WWII

Nazi Germany

Events of WWII

The Holcaust

 

Year 9 End of Year Arrangements

Year 9 Hoodies Ivanhoe Alumni Hoodies are now available for year 9 students in navy, grey and red and are printed with the names of all year 9 students in the shape of the Ivanhoe Knights head on the back. Hoodies are priced at £20 each. Students can trade in 400 house points to reduce th...

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Year 7 Camp Out Trip

Year 7 Camp Out Trip

In March we took 80 students over to The Oaks Campsite near Loughborough for our Year 7 Campout. It was a long...

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Year 8 Survival Skills Trip

Year 8 Survival Skills Trip

After the past few years, our staff and students were incredibly excited to be heading to the woodlands of the...

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Year 8 Theatre Trip

Year 8 Theatre Trip

On Friday 6th May, the English Department took 45 nominated students to a production of –Much Ado Abou...

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Developing Our Careers Education

Developing Our Careers Education

As part of the Age-Range Change at Ivanhoe we are working to develop a 5 year plan for careers education that ...

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Year 9 Whitby Trip

Year 9 Whitby Trip

At the end of April, we took 64 year 9 students to North Yorkshire on our Year 9 Whitby Trip. Over the 3 days,...

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Year 8 London Trip

Year 8 London Trip

The sun was shining for our Year 8 London Experience trip earlier this month. 40 students enjoyed a packed...

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Loughborough Lightning Netball Trip

Loughborough Lightning Netball Trip

On 4th April, we took 46 of our netballers to Loughborough University for a fantastic trip. It was jam packed ...

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Mental Health week

Ivanhoe’s first Mental Health Week has been a huge success! We have had lots of activities on offer to promote positive things our students can do to support their mental health and well-being. We know that mental health is important every day, but it has been especially fantastic to spend the wee...

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Plas Gwynant Trip

Wow " what a fantastic experience we have had this half term, taking our students to Plas Gwynant for the first time since Covid-19. Every single student was an absolute credit to Ivanhoe and we were so proud of them all. They took part in a wide range of adventurous activities; including gorge...

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STEAM SHOW 2022

STEAM SHOW 2022

This March saw the return of the Ivanhoe STEAM Show for it's 5th year. Who could believe that the last show to...

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Ukranian Collection

Ukranian Collection

Thank you so much to all of our families and friends of Ivanhoe that so generously donated to our collection f...

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Sports Hall Fundraiser Launched

Sports Hall Fundraiser Launched

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Manchester City Football Development Trip

We were delighted to re-start our residential trip offers this year - our last Ivanhoe school trip was in early 2020! The PE department took 34 of our committed year 9 boys and year 8/9 girls football players in on a once in a lifetime football development tour to Manchester City FC. During this 3 d...

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Spotlight on Support - YoungMinds

Spotlight on Support - YoungMinds

At Ivanhoe we have an ongoing focus on the Mental Health of our youngsters and this week I would like to bring...

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Spotlight on Support - Kooth

Spotlight on Support - Kooth

Being the parent of teenager is a tricky business and we aim to offer as much help as possible to both parents...

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