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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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Before half term, we started a Girls’ Active Club which takes place after school on a Wednesday until 4....

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Hockey Update

On Friday 1st March, we took two Year 8 hockey teams to Oakham School for the County Hockey Tournament. Both the boys’ team and the girls’ team showed outstanding sportsmanship, determination and independence as they organised themselves and they conducted themselves fantastically on the day, wh...

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Girls Football Activators

Girls Football Activators

On Monday 4th March, 8 girls in year 7 and 8 were at Loughborough University training and developing their l...

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British Athletics Championship

British Athletics Championship

Mr Smyth said, “We took 14 students to see the indoor championship, the nationals. We watched the best athle...

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World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

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Humanities Enrichment Day

On Thursday 26th February, the students in Year 9 Ash were very privileged to be able to hear the story of Mindu Hornick, one of the few remaining survivors of Auschwitz. At 85 years of age Mindu, who now lives in Birmingham, travels the country speaking to young people to help ensure that the hor...

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Belgium Trip 2019

Belgium Trip 2019

In February, we once again had the honour of taking some of our Year 9 students to the Ypres area of Belgi...

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Year 9 Performance Poetry

Year 9 Performance Poetry

We were so pleased to welcome poet, Jay Hulme to work with our Year 9 students for our December Enrichment Day...

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