History Course Info KS3


Year 7Autumn Term 1: How did Ancient Britain become Medieval England?
Autumn Term 2: Why did the Normans invade?
Spring Term 1: How did religion affect power in Medieval Britain?
Spring Term 2: Was life in Medieval Britain all muck and misery?
Summer Term 1: How did men become Kings?
Summer Term 2: How did the Tudors change Britain?
Year 8Autumn Term 1: How did the relationship between the King and the people change?
Autumn Term 2: How did the ideas of revolution spread around the world?
Spring Term 1: How did Empire and Industry change Britain?
Spring Term 2: How did ideas of equality and freedom change Britain?
Summer Term 1: How were Civil Rights achieved in the 20th century?
Summer Term 2: How did women achieve political equality with men?
Year 9Autumn Term 1: How did 1 bullet kill 20 million people?
Autumn Term 2: Why was WW1 not ‘the war to end all wars’?
Spring Term 1: How has genocide impacted our world?
Spring Term 2: How did India achieve independence?
Summer Term 1: How did the women’s movement develop after the suffragettes?
Summer Term 2: Begin GCSE course of study

Assessment (including homework)

Year 7Autumn Term 1: Historical Skills
Autumn Term 2: Battle of Hastings
Spring Term 1: King John
Spring Term 2: Medieval Life
Summer Term 1: Henry VII
Summer Term 2: Year 7 Exam
Year 8Autumn Term 1: Oliver Cromwell
Autumn Term 2: American & French Revolutions
Spring Term 1: Industrial Revolution
Spring Term 2: Abolition of Slavery
Summer Term 1: Civil Rights Protests
Summer Term 2: Year 8 Exam
Year 9Autumn Term 1: General Douglas Haig
Autumn Term 2: Treaty of Versailles
Spring Term 1: Y9 Exam
Spring Term 2: Indian Independence
Summer Term 1:  Impact of the women’s movement
Summer Term 2: Begin GCSE course of study

How to support your daughter
Asking questions about homework, proofreading and supporting students in the application of the marking criteria.
Encouraging students to access current religious and moral issues via a range of media.
Supporting the revision of key words and their meaning.