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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.





Sports Awards 2019

We are so proud of our sporting achievements at Ivanhoe, not just the results of our fixtures, but the commitment and effort from our students and staff. There are some impressive stats from this year: There have been 55 fixtures dates this year, with 108 individual fixtures. There have been 2...

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Ivanhoe Awarded Gold Artsmark Awards

Ivanhoe Awarded Gold Artsmark Awards

We are so proud to announce that we have been awarded the Gold Artsmark Award from Arts Council England. Havin...

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Year 8 Careers Event

This year we revamped our Year 8 careers day to add interest and choice for our students, and to allow them to find out about a range of careers. As a school we have guidelines to deliver quality careers education to our young people, this includes creating a stable careers programme which lin...

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Awards Night 2019


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Ivanhoe New Uniform

Ivanhoe New Uniform


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