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History

History at Bredon Hill Academy is taught to all pupils in mixed ability groups. The History Department follows the National Curriculum for Key Stage 2 and 3. Children are given the opportunity to:

Undertake investigations and develop enquiry skills

Develop their ability to Interpret and evaluate evidence, and make links and connections between events and changes in the different periods and areas studied

Learn to construct narrative descriptions and explanations of historical events and developments.

Acquire a thorough understanding of historical methods through a stimulating and enjoyable approach to the subject.

Attain the skills required for High school and the ability to apply this knowledge to studying at a level appropriate to their abilities, together with a genuine enjoyment of History .

Year 6

Assessment

Teacher assessment will take place throughout the course and regular assessment tasks will be set and marked using National Curriculum levels. A teacher assessed level for each pupil will be included on final reports to parents.

Themes studied in Chronological order are as follows

What is History?     Focus on Key skills, Bias, Chronology, Independent research.

The Ancient Greeks: An overview of where and when the civilisation appeared and a depth study of society and the legacy.

The Anglo Saxons: Invasions, settlement, Village life and Alfred and Athelstan.

The year is completed with a mini Scheme on the Battle of Britain.

Year  7

Teacher assessment will take place throughout the course and regular assessment tasks will be set and marked using National Curriculum levels. A teacher assessed level for each pupil will be included on final reports to parents.

Themes studied in Chronological order are as follows:

Medieval Times:

The development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain A.D 1066-A.D 1485.

The Tudors   The Development of Church, State and society A.D 1485 –A.D 1603.

Year 8

Teacher assessment will take place throughout the course and regular assessment tasks will be set and marked using National Curriculum levels. A teacher assessed level for each pupil will be included on final reports to parents.

Themes studied in Chronological order are as follows Native people of North America and conclude the year with a brief overview of WW1 in Year 8.

Themes studied in Chronological order are as follows:

The Stuarts :

The causes and events of the civil war throughout Britain, The restoration, the Glorious revolution.

The Native Americans :

Native American society and the impact that  Europeans had on the indigenous peoples.

World WAR  One

A brief   introduction to World war One.