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Humanities

History is taught in half term units by a team of specialist teachers with a wide range of experience at GCSE and Advanced Level, in our suite of Humanities rooms. We focus on an evidence based approach to learning.

Year 7 History

Term 1

  • What is History?
  • Medieval Britain.
  • Assessment - The Battle of Hastings

Kenilworth Castle Visit

Term 2

  • Tudors
  • Assessment - Elizabeth’s appearance

Term 3

  • Stuarts
  • Assessment - Battle of Naseby

Year 8 History

Term 1

  • Industrial Revolution (Transport)
  • Slavery
  • Assessment - Slave Conditions

Term 2

  • Industrial Revolution (Factories/city life)
  • Assessment - Working Conditions

Term 3

  • 19th Century Popular Protest
  • Empire

Year 9 History

Term 1

  • First World War
  • Assessment - Causes
  • Visit by First World War Specialist 

Term 2

  • Inter-War Causes of World War 2- Rise of Hitler
  • Assessment - German Expansion/Appeasement
  • First World War Battlefields Tour

Term 3

  • World War 2
  • Assessment - Dunkirk -Triumph or Disaster?
  • Holocaust
  • Hiroshima
  • Cold War- Kennedy. Vietnam

Visit to Beth Shalom

KS4 History

GCSE History is a fantastic opportunity for students to develop a greater understanding of key events in time and develop a wide range of transferrable skills that are highly valued by employers.