KS3 follows a two-year rolling programme, which is tailored to student need. The programme of learning is focused on History and aims to provide students with a secure foundation of historical knowledge, a clear grasp of key historical concepts and an appreciation of how historians work. Topics are studied with a chronological underpinning to develop sense of period and are driven by enquiry questions rooted in historical scholarship.
Topics studied may include:
- How did the Duke of Normandy become the King of England?
- ‘A truck-load of trouble?’: What were the consequences of the Norman Conquest?
- Tough at the top: What were the limits of medieval kingship?
- ‘Nasty, brutish and short’: Is this a fair assessment of life in medieval England?
- What was life like in the medieval kingdoms of Western Africa?
- How did Miranda Kaufmann uncover the lives of Black Tudors?
- How far did the Protestant Reformation change England?
- Why did the English execute their king?
- ‘Liberty’s Dawn?’ How far did the Industrial Revolution change Britain for the better?
- Why was Liverpool important to the Triangular Slave Trade and what is its legacy today?
- How ‘Inglorious’ was the British Empire?
- ‘Sleepwalkers?’ Why did war break out in 1914?
- How similar were the experiences of men who fought in WW1?
- Did a Mad Monk bring down the Tsar of All the Russias?
- What was it like to live in Nazi Germany?
- What can we learn from studying The Holocaust?
- ‘Never had it so good’: To what extent was post-war Britain an age of affluence?
- ‘A Historical Colossus’: How significant was MLK to the advancement of African American civil rights?
- What is the significance of the Empire Windrush to modern Britain?
For more information please contact Ms Cooney.