The History department aims to inspire and enthuse pupils interest in the subject so that all pupils are given the opportunity to learn about the world in which they live.
The National Curriculum states that:
“A high-quality history education will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain's past and that of the wider world.... teaching should equip pupils to ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments and develop perspective and judgement.....'
The History Department are passionate about their subject and enable pupils to fulfil the purpose above.
The aims of studying History include:
The topic list we have chosen broadly follow the National Curriculum, and excite and inspire pupils, many of whom go on to study the subject at GCSE, A Level and beyond.
Year 7 History Topic List
Term 1 The Reformation in Europe
Term 2 The Early Tudors and religious change
Term 3 Elizabethan England
Year 8 History Topic List
Term 1 The First Stuart Monarchs
Term 2 The End of the Civil War and England without a monarch
Term 3 The Restoration of the Monarchy
Year 9 History Topic List
Term 1 Economic, social and Political Change in England1750 – 1900
Term 2 - Thematic studies
Term 3 – World War One