History

History

Year 7

Autumn 1: Introduction to history

  • Middle Ages England
  • Middles Ages Baghdad
  • Chronology
  • Introduction to source work
  • Inferences
  • Introduction to causation

Autumn 2: Tudors

  • Henry VIII’s break with the Catholic Church
  • Elizabeth I’s religious settlement
  • Spanish Armada
  • Narrative writing in history
  • Causation and Consequences

Spring 1 & 2: Industrial Revolution

  • Causes of the Industrial Revolution
  • Impact on people
  • Living/Working Conditions 19th Century England
  • Inferences from sources
  • Evaluating causation
  • Identifying consequences

Summer 1 & 2: Medicine Through Time

  • History of medical ideas 1000-2018
  • History of medical treatments 1000-2018
  • Introduction to periods in chronology
  • Change over time – causation, rate of change
  • Significance

Year 8

Autumn 1: British Empire

  • Causation for the British Empire
  • Impact of British Empire on Australia, India and South Africa
  • Resistance to Empire
  • Utility of Sources
  • Selection of sources
  • Interpretation

Autumn 2: Trans-Atlantic Slavery

  • Africa before Slavery
  • How slavery worked
  • Plantations in America/Caribbean
  • Resistance to slavery including Haitian Revolution
  • Abolitionists & end of slavery
  • Causation

Spring 1: World War I

  • Causation of World War I
  • Impact of World War I on women’s suffrage
  • Causation types
  • Evaluating causation

Spring 2: World War II

  • The Blitz
  • Bombing of Germany
  • Dropping of Atom Bomb on Japan
  • Consequences
  • Diversity of experience

Summer 1: History of Black People in Britain

  • First black people to set foot in Britain
  • Black people in Britain through the Early Modern and Industrial Periods
  • Race tension in the 20th Century & Windrush
  • Sense of period
  • Change over time
  • Comparison of different periods

Summer 2: History of Black people in America (post Slavery)

  • Segregation/Jim Crow Era
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Panthers
  • Change over time
  • Causation
  • Significance

KS4

Paper 1 Crime and punishment in Britain, c1000–present and Whitechapel, c1870–c1900: crime, policing and the inner city Paper 1: 1HI0/10

Paper 2 Russia and the Soviet Union 1917-41: Paper 2: 1HI0/27

Paper 3 Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 & Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88 Paper 3: 1HI0/30

Year 9

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermDemocracy and Terrorism
Spring TermCrime and punishment in Britain, c1000–present
Summer TermSuperpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91

Y10

Curriculum:Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 / Early Elizabethan England, 1558–88
Autumn TermEarly Elizabethan England, 1558–88
Spring TermEarly Elizabethan England, 1558–88
Summer TermWhitechapel Depth Study: c. 1870 – 1900

Y11

Curriculum: 
Autumn TermRussia and the Soviet Union: 1917 – 1941
Spring TermRevision
Summer TermExams