History

  Year 6 Year 7 Year 8
Autumn 1 Britain since the 1930s. Britain in the 1930s. Why was there a World War? How did WW2 affect peoples’ lives? Medieval England.
1066-1485
Including...
The Making of the UK.
1485-1689.
Including...
Autumn 2 War in Europe. What were the effects of war? Were the 1960s swinging? Medieval England.
Continued.
The Making of the UK.
Continued.
Spring 1 Pupils develop their skills in Humanities through Geography. Medieval England.
Continued.
The Making of the UK.
Continued.
Spring 2 Pupils develop their skills in Humanities through Geography. The Roman Empire.
Including...
The Making of the UK.
Continued.
Summer 1 Famous People Source interpretations. Knowledge & Understanding. Developing evaluative, analytical & inference skills. Famous People studied include: Elizabeth I, Darwin, Louis XVI, Nelson, Napoleon, Custer, Henry Ford, Einstein, Columbus, Brunel and much more! The Roman Empire.
Continued.
The Black People of the Americas.
Including...
Summer 2 Pupils develop their skills in Humanities through Geography. The Roman Empire.
Continued.
The Black People of the Americas.
Continued.

 

Explore how the events of the past have combined to shape the world of today. Discover how we have developed into a tolerant society. And of course, relish the gruesome parts!

-Mr J Clabbon



Year 7

Medieval England 1066-1485

  • Medieval kingship
  • Harold and William
  • Hastings, 1066
  • Taking control - Castles, Domesday Book, Feudal System
  • Henry II and Thomas Beckett
  • King John and the Magna Carta
  • Religion and Crusades
  • The Hundred Years War
  • Joan of Arc
  • The Black Death
  • The Peasants' Revolt
  • The War of the Roses

The Roman Empire

  • The Legend of Rome, Fact and Myth
  • Hannibal
  • The Romans in England
  • Boudicca
  • The Roman Army
  • Caesar and The Roman Republic
  • Roman Technology
  • Roman Life
  • The Collapse of an Empire

Year 8

The Making of the UK

  • Life in the 1500s
  • Protestant and Catholic
  • Henry VIII (Reformation)
  • Mary I
  • Elizabeth I and The Spanish Armada
  • Gunpowder Plot
  • Causes of the Civil War
  • Civil War (Battles, tactics and key players)
  • Charles I trial and execution
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Charles II (Restoration)
  • London - Plague and Fire
  • james II and Glorious Revolution

The Black People of the Americas

  • Causes of slavery
  • Slave Trade
  • Plantations and Revolts
  • Opposition to slavery
  • US Civil War
  • Emancipation
  • Civil Rights

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