KS3 History

Year Group Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5 Unit 6
7 What is History?

The Norman Conquest

Medieval Religion The Crusades The Black Death & the Peasants Revolt Challenges to the Catholic Church Migration
8 The English Civil War Changing life, 1660-1789 The British Empire The Slave Trade The Industrial Revolution Medicine through time
9 The First World War 1920s America Conflict in the 20th Century The Holocaust The Middle East Are all people born equal?


Homework: In History, students are set a variety of tasks for homework. These might include: report writing; information leaflets; model building; historical research into specific topics; source analysis; past paper exam questions; reading; watching a specific documentary; paragraphing.

Other Useful Information

5 ways I can help my child

1 Talk to your child about what they have been studying in school. Ask them to explain key concepts to you.


Debate topical issues, demonstrating a balanced argument.


Help to support in ensuring all work/files are organised and that students are recapping at home, on what they have learnt that week.
4 Encourage them to read around the subject.


Talk to them about their progress and attainment.