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History

Year 7

Term

History Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

BEFORE 1066
Pre-Anglo Saxon, introduction to History skills (inference and source work)
1066- Death of Edward
Battle of Stamford Bridge
Battle of Hastings

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)

NORMAN CONQUEST- THE ROLE OF RELIGION
Castles- Motte and Baily, Stone keeps- problems, developments and changes
Domesday- The development and creation of The Feudal system
Harrowing of the North
Religion and Doom
Paintings and ideas of Heaven and Hell

Half term 3 (6 weeks)

POWER TOPIC
Becket and Henry
Magna Carta
Development of Parliament
Peasants Revolt

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)

LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES
Black Death x2 Causes and treatments
Crime and Punishment
Cleanliness / medicine

Half term 5 (5 weeks)

TUDORS
War of Roses
Henry VIII
Reniassance
Wives, Religion, Edward, Mary and Elizabeth

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)

LOCAL HISTORY
Norwich X2
Ketts rebelion
Strangers'
History of North Walsham X2
Witch hunting and Witch Hunter

Year 8

Term

History Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

SLAVERY - BRITISH EMPIRE
Africa before Europe
Empire
Capture of Slaves in Africa
Middle Passage
Life in the USA
Abolition

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)

INDIA EMPIRE- SHOULD WE APOLOGISE FOR OUR PAST?
East India Co
Rebellion
Ghandi

Half term 3 (6 weeks)

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION AND MEDICINE
How and why Britain changes in the Industrial Revolution
Conditions living in towns
Living and working conditions during the Industrial Revolution

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Half term 5 (5 weeks)

LIBERALS, WOMEN, WW1'S OUTBREAK
Poverty in the 1900s, Booth and Rowntree, Liberal Reforms
Social position of women, WSPU and NUWSS, Votes for women
MAIN- causes of WW1 (long)
Assassination of Franz Ferdinand and Schlieffen Plan

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)

WW1- THE FIGHTINGS+ RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
Conditions in the trenches
1905
1927
Revolutions- FEB and OCT
Communism

Year 9

Term

History Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

1920'S USA
Immigration, Boom
Flappers and Women
Prohibition
KKK
Gangsters
Monkey Trial

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)

1930'S AND GERMANY
Wall Street Crash
Dolchstoss, Treaty of Versailles
Ideologies, Fascism/Democracy/ communism
The Rise of Hitler- How and why?
Women in Nazi Germany and Children in Nazi Germany
Untermenschen and Treatment

Half term 3 (6 weeks)

WW2
Appeasement
Dunkirk X2 and the Battle of Britain
Invasion of USSR and Stalingrad
Pearl Harbour
Death of Hitler and the end of the World War

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)

HOLOCAUST AND WAR
Final solution and steps to the Holocaust
What can we learn from novels? X2
Camp testimonials - Henia Bryer
Moon
Propaganda

Half term 5 (5 weeks)

DEPTH STUDY ON TERROR

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)

 GCSE- KEY TOPIC 1- MEDIEVAL MEDICINE
Cause of illness
Treatment and cures
Prevention
Black Death

Year 10

Term

History Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

MEDICINE
Key topic 2
Renaissance
Causes
Prevention
Treatment
Case study- The great plague of London
Key topic 3- industrial

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)

Changes, treatment, prevention
Case study- Cholera
Key topic 4 - Modern Britain
Changes, treatment and prevention
Case study - Lung cancer
Depth study - WW1

Half term 3 (6 weeks)

HENRY VII
Key topic - Henry VII and Thomas Wolsey
Key topic 2- Henry VIII and Cromwell

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks) Key topic 3- Reformation and impact
Half term 5 (5 weeks)

COLDWAR
Key topic 1

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)  

Year 11

Term

History Curriculum Overview

Half term 1 (7 weeks)

COLD WAR

Half term 2 (7.5 weeks)  
Half term 3 (6 weeks) USA
Key topic 1- Development of civil rights movement
Key topic 2- Protests, progress and radicalism
Key topic 3- US involvementin the Vietnam war
Key topic 4- Reactions to US involvement in Vietnam war

Half term 4 (5.5 weeks)  
Half term 5 (5 weeks)

Revision and Exam

Half term 6 (7.5 weeks)