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Year 7

Invaded Isles

Key Skills

Introduction the Invaders

Mystery of the Lindow Man

 

Invaded Isles

The Celts

Boudicca

The Romans Roman Britain

Legacy of the Romans

 

The Invaded Isles

The Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings

1066: Who should be King?

The Battle of Hastings

King in the Car Park

The discovery of King Richard III

Challenging the King: The Family

 

King in the Car Park

Challenging the King: The Church

Challenging the King: The Barons

Challenging the King: The People

King in the Car Park

Challenging the King: Disease

Life in Medieval Leicester

 

Castles

Motte and Bailey Castles

The Development of the Castle

Attacking and Defending a Castle

 

Year 8

The Making of the United Kingdom, 1485-1750

England c.1500

The Poor

Catholics vs. Protestants

 

The Making of the United Kingdom, 1485-1750

Henry VIII’s Break with Rome

Religious Change

Elizabeth I

The Making of the United Kingdom, 1485-1750

The Spanish Armada

The Gunpowder Plot

The English Civil War

A United Kingdom?

Revolutionary Times, 1750-1900

What is a Revolution?

Britain in 1750 and 1900

The Agricultural Revolution

 

Revolutionary Times, 1750-1900

The Industrial Revolution Working in a Factory

Life in the City

Victorian Murder Mystery

 

Revolutionary Times, 1750-1900

The American or French Revolution

The British Empire

Slavery

 

 

Year 9

The era of the First World War

What is War?

Changes in Warfare

Origins of the First World War

 

The era of the First World War

Origins of the First World War

Stalemate

Fighting on the Western Front/Trench Warfare

Recruitment

The Second World War/Conflict and Tension, 1918-1939 (GCSE Unit 1)

Aims of the ‘Big Three’

Terms of the Treaty of Versailles

Reactions to the Treaty

The Second World War/Conflict and Tension, 1918-1939 (GCSE Unit 1)

Successes and Failure of the Treaty

Creation of the League of Nations

 

The Second World War/Conflict and Tension, 1918-1939 (GCSE Unit 1)

Successes and Failures of the League of Nations

The Manchurian Crisis

The Abyssinian Crisis

 

The Second World War/Conflict and Tension, 1918-1939 (GCSE Unit 1)

Hitler’s Foreign Policy Aims

The remilitarisation of the Rhineland

Anschluss

The Sudeten Crisis

The Nazi-Soviet Pact