History Curriculum Overview

History Curriculum Overview

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1 – 7 weeks

Autumn 2 -7weeks

Spring 1 - 6weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 7

Topic

 

History around us

Norman England

 The Middle Ages and Jewish migration

The Witch Craze

Black Tudors

Assessment

 

Analytical essay - How far has Parkview School stayed the same 1970 – 2019?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of September 27

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of November 1

 

Analytical essay - Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  November 22nd

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of December 13

 

Narrative account on changing treatment of the Jews 1066 - 1290

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of January 10

 

2nd midpoint check-in date:  March 1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: March 28

 

Analytical essay - Why was there a witch craze in Britain from 1580 – 1750?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  April 21

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of May 9

 Analytical essay - Why is Miranda Kaufmann’s book ‘Black Tudors’ so popular?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of  June 6

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of July 11

 

Year 8

Topic

 

Trans-Atlantic slave trade

Native Americans

19th 20th century migration

Decolonizing Asia - Partition and the Silences of Narratives / Resistance to Empire

Windrush Migration

Assessment

 

Analytical essay - How far was the Haitian Revolution the most important cause of the Abolition of Slavery?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of September 27

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of November 1

 

 

Mini-assessment (make a judgement paragraph ) - extended writing

  1. How did Native Americans resists  attempted genocide?

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  November 22nd

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of December 13

 

Museum curation – How can we best describe the experience and impact of migrants in Britain 1800 – 1919?

  • Students will work on labeling and tagging archival documents they have read throughout the term in order to make a judgement on which they would include in a museum collection.

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of January 10

 

2nd midpoint check-in date:  March 1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: March 28

Assessment – Narrative account on the partition of India

 

Alternative - Oral history roll out depending on support with the project leads  (work in progress currently)

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  April 21

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of May 9

 

 Source analysis – The murder of Kelso Cochrane - usefulness of sources

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of  June 6

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of July 11

 

Year 9

Topic

 

Women’s suffrage

Titanic

WW1

Holocaust

LGBT rights

Atomic bomb

Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analytical essay - Why did women win the vote?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of September 27

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of November 1

Analytical essay – Who was to blame for the Titanic disaster?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  November 22nd

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of December 13

Source Analysis - how useful are soldiers letters for an enquiry into the trenches of WW1?

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of January 10

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of February 7th

Narrative account on changing persecution of Jewish people 1933 - 1945

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of March 1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of March 28

Analytical essay - Has pop culture achieved more for LGBT rights than parliament?

 

Alternative - Museum curation / online archive creation

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of April 4

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of May 1

Class debate – was the dropping of the Atomic bomb justified?

 

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of June  1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: July 1

 

 

 

Year10

Topic

 

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 - 1939        

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 - 1939              

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 - 1939              

 

Medicine through time 1250 – present   

Medicine through time 1250 – present   

Medicine through time 1250 – present

 

Assessment

 

GCSE exam questions

-              Explain why

-              Usefulness

-              Interpretations

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of September 27

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of November 1

              

GCSE exam questions

-              Explain why

-              Usefulness

-              Interpretations

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  November 22nd

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of December 13

GCSE exam questions

-              Explain why

-              Usefulness

-              Interpretations

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of January 10

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of February 7th

GCSE exam questions

-Period comparison

-Explain why

-How far do you agree

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of March 1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of March 28

GCSE exam questions

-Period comparison

-Explain why

-How far do you agree

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of April 4

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of May 1

GCSE exam questions

-Period comparison

-Explain why

-How far do you agree

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of June  1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: July 1

 

 

Year 11

Topic

 

Cold War and Superpower relations 1943 - 1991        

Cold War and Superpower relations 1943 - 1991        

Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060 - 1088              

Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060 - 1088     

Revision and exams

 

 

 

 

Assessment

GCSE exam questions

-consequences

-narrative account

-importance

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of September 27

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of November 1

GCSE exam questions

-consequences

-narrative account

-importance

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  November 22nd

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of December 13

GCSE exam questions

-key features

-explain why

-how far do you agree

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of January 10

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of February 7th

GCSE exam questions

-key features

-explain why

-how far do you agree

 

Anticipated midpoint check-in date:  Week of March 1

 

Feedback Task Anticipated date: Week of March 28