Organisation of the KS3 curriculum and how students are assessed (brief summary of long term plan of units and very approximate timings.
The Key Stage Three Curriculum course an exciting journey through history, beginning with the Norman Invasion in 1066 and ending with the collapse of Communism in 1989.
Year 7 – The Normans, Life in the Middle Ages, King John and the Magna Carta, The Black Death, Peasants’ Revolt, Immigration and Local History.
Year 8 – The Tudors, The English Civil Wars, The British Empire and Slavery, The Industrial Revolution, The Extension of the Franchise, Social Change and the Welfare State.
Year 9 – World War One, Genocide, Weimar and Nazi Germany.
Students who opt for GCSE history will begin this course in Year 9. Those who do not will continue to study Modern World History, including World War Two and The Cold War