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 The emphasis in History is on human experience and how the world we live in today has developed. Students work with a variety of resources and evidence to piece together the past developing their investigative and interpretive skills.


Year 7 Topics

  • 1066 and the Norman Invasion
  • Life as a Medieval peasant
  • The Black Death and the Peasants’ Revolt
  • The Power of the Monarchy
  • The Development of Parliament
  • The English Civil War

Year 8 Topics Covered

  • The British Empire
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Slavery
  • American Civil Rights

Year 9 Topics 

  • Women’s Suffrage
  • WW1
  • WW2
  • The Holocaust

 

How does History embed cross curriculum literacy skills?

Students are constantly required to utilise and develop their literacy skills. History has many literacy requirements: reading of information and interpretation of evidence, writing of essays, letters, diaries, stories etc.
All work is marked using the literacy policy.

 

How does History embed cross curriculum numeracy skills?

Students have to utilise chronology, create timelines, interpret population statistics and other data.

 

 

 

 

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