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History (Yr7-8)

History in years 7 and 8 is designed to engage students in key historical eras and events. The course not only aims to bring history alive in the classroom , but aims to put pupils at the centre of their learning. Using a variety of sources pupils will recieve the foundation knowledge and skills needed to make a smooth transition to the GCSE.  The broad topics cover a wide spectrum of topics including monarchs and government, daily life of the poor,  Daily life of the wealthy. Pupils will build an indepth knowledge of these key historical periods.
 
Topics studied include:
Yr 7:  
What is History?
Medieval times
The tudors
 
Yr 8:
The Stuarts
Industrial revolution
Slavery.