History Curriculum Intent
The intent of History is to provide a broad and balanced view about specific global historical events in order to:-
To help pupils develop a well-rounded view of past events through an engaging, varied curriculum across the key stages,
To help pupils increase their understanding of how past events have helped shape the modern world.
In Year 7 students will develop an understanding the 3 Ancient Civilisations: - Ancient Egypt, Greek Civilisation and the Roman Empire.
To understand keys areas of how they used to live.
Their gods, the myths and their legends.
Art, architecture, culture, food, clothing
The roles within society.
These topics will help appreciate the cultural differences and how these civilisations they have helped shape and influence the modern world.
Year 8 & 9
The students cover a range of topics that have been chosen to allow them to learn and have fun!
In Years 8 and 9 students will develop their understanding of their historical awareness over a two-year cycle through the following topics:
Medieval Britain: 1066-1509
Britain: 1509-1745,The Tudors & Stuarts
Britain: 1745-1914. Industry, Empire and Reform
Britain: 1900-Present Day, The Wider World
The topics follow the KS3 History Curriculum. It gives students a broad view of the History of Britain over the past millennium. As such, key political and socio-economic themes can help raise awareness to the modern issues in society. Overall, the course of study should enable a student to decide whether they wish to pursue History as an option within KS4.
|Autumn 1||Medieval Britain: 1066-1509|
|Autumn 2||Medieval Britain: 1066-1509|
|Spring 1||Medieval Britain: 1066-1509|
|Spring 2||Britain: 1509-1745 The Tudors & Stuarts|
|Summer 1||Britain: 1509-1745 The Tudors & Stuarts|
|Summer 2||Britain: 1509-1745 The Tudors & Stuarts|
|Autumn 1||Britain: 1745 -1914 Industry, Empire and Reform|
|Autumn 2||Britain: 1745 -1914 Industry, Empire and Reform|
|Spring 1||Britain: 1745 -1914 Industry, Empire and Reform|
|Spring 2||Britain: 1900 - Present Day: The Wide World|
|Summer 1||Britain: 1900 - Present Day: The Wide World|
|Summer 2||Britain: 1900 - Present Day: The Wide World|
Year 10 & 11 Option
QUALIFICATION: OCR Entry Level in History
Students following the Entry Level qualification will cover an 18-month program. The aim within this is to:
develop and extend their knowledge and understanding of key events and eras in society from Britain to the rest of the world
develop an awareness of why people and events have a significant historical importance – this will include them writing a mini-biography about one person and the impact they had on society
develop critical and analytical thinking and be able to interpret source material.
To help form their own opinions and interpret the past.
|Autumn 1||People's Health|
|Autumn 2||People's Health|
|Spring 1||People's Health|
|Spring 2||International Relations: 1918 - 2001|
|Summer 1||International Relations: 1918 - 2001|
|Summer 2||International Relations: 1918 - 2001|
|Autumn 1||Britain: Peace and War 1900 - 1918|
|Autumn 2||Britain: Peace and War 1900 - 1918|
|Spring 1||Britain: Peace and War 1900 - 1918|
|Spring 2||Crime & Punishment|
|Summer 1||Crime & Punishment|
|Summer 2||Crime & Punishment|