Key Stage 2:
At Key Stage 2 Years 5 and 6 cover the following topics:
As part of their creative curriculum Year 5 students will be covering the following topics: ‘May the force be with you’; ‘War and Peace’ and ‘Invaders and Settlers’. Please see the curriculum overview attached:
Year 5 History Curriculum
Anglo Saxons; Norman Conquest/Norman Consolidation of Power; Life in the Middle Ages; Ancient Greece. Please see curriculum overview attached:
Year 6 History Curriculum
Target Setting and Assessment:
Mixed ability classes. Pupils have termly assessments so that individual targets can be set.
The More Able:
Work is differentiated to make sure that all students are appropriately supported and challenged. We have a wide range of resources available to enable us to do this.
Work is differentiated to make sure that all students are appropriately supported.
Key Stage 3: Course aims
We want to extend our students’ understanding of the world and its diversity, to develop a healthy awareness of our cultural and historical heritage and help them understand their roots as individuals and as members of larger social groups, whatever their ethnic and cultural background. Please see the attached curriculum overview per year group.
The Crusades; The importance of religion in the Middle Ages; The Tudors; English Civil War; The slave trade.
Year 7 History Curriculum
Industrialisation; First World War; Women and the vote; International Relations 1919-1939.
Year 8 History Curriculum
Post-War Germany and the rise of Hitler; The Nazi State; Holocaust; World War 2; The Cold War.
Year 9 History Curriculum
Target Setting and assessment
In Key Stage 3 pupils are grouped in mixed ability classes. Pupils sit a termly test so that individual targets can be set.
The more able
In the classroom, work is differentiated to make sure that all students are appropriately supported and challenged. We have a wide range of resources available to enable us to do this.
Support is provided and targeted at the students in line with their ability.
Please find attached a copy of the current GCSE History specification: