History - Key Stage 3

Year 8 History Overview

In Year 8 History pupils will look at a wide range of topics.  The subjects covered in Year 8 are:

  • Introduction to history and historical words
  • The Norman conquest of England
  • Medieval life
  • The Black Death
  • The Norman invasion of Ireland
  • The native people of North America

 

Year 9 History Overview

In Year 9 History pupils will look at a wide range of topics.  The subjects covered in Year 9 are:

  • What events were important between 1500 and 1700?
    • Exploration
    • Reformation
  • Tudor England
    • Henry VIII and the English Reformation
    • Religious change in England
    • The reign of Elizabeth I
      • Mary, Queen of Scots
      • The Spanish Armada
  • The Ulster Plantation
  • The Williamite Wars

 

Year 10 History Overview

In Year 10 History pupils will look at a wide range of topics.  The subjects covered in Year 10 are:

  • The importance of the twentieth century
    • Using historical sources
    • Cartoons as sources
    • Film case study: Titanic
  • The Holocaust:
    • Reasons for Nazi anti-Semitism
    • Anti-Semitic laws and propaganda
    • Death camps
  • The partition of Ireland
    • Unionism and nationalism
    • Causes of partition
    • Results of the partition of Ireland

 

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