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Term 1&2 Area of study

The Great to the Conqueror: From Alfred to William


Learn what made King Alfred ‘the Great’ as you discover how he halted the Viking invasion, and what changes the Vikings made to Britain


You will continue your journey through time as we look at the changes made in Medieval Britain as the ruling Anglo-Saxons were replaced after the Norman Invasion in 1066. William the Conqueror won the Battle of Hastings, and you will practice your new history skills as you learn about how the medieval church, state and society developed under his rule and beyond. 

You will finish this unit with an in-depth look at the Black Death and its social and economic impact.

Learning outcomes
  • An introduction to KS3 history, this unit will help you to understand historical concepts such as continuity and change, cause and consequence, similarity, difference, and significance
  • An understanding of the history of the British Isles from King Alfred the Great to William the Conqueror 
  • An understanding of the effect of the Black Death on the British Isles
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Term 3&4 Area of study

Tudor England


Our examination of the House of Tudor starts with Henry VII and ends with Elizabeth I. A LOT happens during this time, including the Reformation, The Dissolution of the Monasteries, and the Spanish Armada

Learning outcomes
  • To understand how the House of Tudor came to power after the Battle of Bosworth Field, the culmination of the Wars of the Roses.
  • To understand the significance of the split from the Catholic church under Henry VIII
  • To understand the importance of the Elizabethan era
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Term 5&6 Area of study

Empire and Slavery


This unit casts a critical eye at the creation of the British Empire and its role in fuelling the slave trade – and Britain’s role in ending the trade in slave

Learning outcomes
  • To understand how the British Empire grew and its effect both home and abroad
  • To understand how the Triangular Trade fuelled the grow of transatlantic slavery
  • To examine the effect of the abolitionist movement in the UK and abroad
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