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History at Key Stage 3

Year 7 – Historical skills, Norman Conquest, Castles, Medieval Life, Challenges to Medieval Kings, Black Death, War of the Roses, Racism, Slave trade, abolition of the slave trade and black peoples of America.

Year 8 – England in the 1500’s, overview of the Tudors, Henry VIII, religion and witchcraft in Tudor times, Mary Queen of Scots, Civil war, Plague and the Great Fire of London and a Nation of immigrants.

Year 9 – Changes in Britain 1750-1900, Children in the Mills, Workhouses, British Empire, Crime and Punishment and Jack the Ripper, The First World War, Rise of the Dictators, The Second World War and The Cold war.