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Year 7 Curriculum Information - History
Topics covered in the Autumn Term
  • Crime and Punishment Through Time
  • Medieval Realms: Britain 1066-1500
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Medieval Realms: Britain 1066-1500
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Medieval Realms: Britain 1066-1500
  • London Through History: Local study

Autumn Term

  • Assessment 1: baseline assessment: source investigation on Crime and Punishment
  • Assessment 2: extended writing: ‘Why did William of Normandy win the Battle of Hastings?’

Spring Term

  • Assessment 3: Source evaluation: ‘Which sources can tell us most about medieval peasants?’
  • Assessment 4: Historical interpretations: ‘Who was to blame for the murder of Thomas Becket?’

Summer Term

  • Assessment 5: Source evaluation and interpretations: ‘Was the Black Death a disaster?’
  • Assessment 6: End of Year Seven exam
Special Requirements/Equipment

There is no specific equipment other than that set out in the student planner. However we have found that a set of four different coloured highlighters is extremely useful.

Home Learning

This will be set weekly by the teacher and consolidate and deepen the knowledge and skills developed in lessons. Details of this will be set by the teacher on Show my Home Learning.

Reading List
  • The Medieval Realms, Kelly (Heinemann)
  • Medieval Minds, Byrom, Counsell, Riley (Pearson/Longman)
Useful Websites

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