Key Stage 3 History
History is taught in time order during Key Stage 3, helping students gain good chronological understanding and develop a range of historical skills. These include the ability to explain the causes of an historical event, assess change and continuity over time, write narrative history and analyse evidence and interpretations.
- Introduction: what is history?
- The Norman Conquest
- Medieval kings
- Medieval beliefs
- Plague, revolt and war
- Everyday life in medieval times
- The Italian Renaissance
- The English Reformation
- The Tudors
- The Stuarts
- Mughal India
- Revolutions in the 18th and 19th centuries
- The fight for freedom: slavery, empire and the Holocaust
- Warfare in the 20th and 21st centuries
Extra Curricular Activities
In Year 7, pupils visit Lincoln, exploring how the city has changed over time. This trip is used as a basis for a fieldwork project, which is completed in their History, Geography and RE lessons.