Students: Year 7 KS3
Topic 1: What was the Middle Ages & Key events overview
Topic 2: Why was England invaded and who were the invaders?
Topic 3: Why was 1066 such a dramatic year?
Topic 4: How useful is the Bayeux Tapestry to historians learning about 1066?
Topic 5: What were King Harold's options and did he choose wisely?
Topic 6: How different were the Norman and English armies?
Topic 7: What happened on 14th October 1066 at Hastings?
History Skills / Concepts progress ladder
Topic 8: How did William really take control of England?
Topic 9: How important were castles for William's control?
Unit 1.1: Conquest and Control
Reading Task Document
Unit 1.2: Life in Medieval England
Click here for our History Dept. Curriculum Plan: 2019-20
Topic 1: What was life like in William's England (Domesday Book & Peasant life)
Topic 2: Importance of Religion in the Middle Ages (Doom Paintings)
Topic 3: Why was Archbiship of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, murdered in 1170?
Topic 4: Does King John deserve his reputation? What was Magna Carta?
Topic 6: How did people deal with the Black Death in 1348?
Topic 7: Why did the Peasants revolt in 1381?
Topic 8: Who was King Richard III and did he murder the Princes in the Tower?
New Monarchs Timeline since 1066
Topic 5: Why did Edward I embark on a conquest of Wales and Scotland?
Unit 2: Life in Tudor England & the European Renaissance
Yr7 Key Knowledge overview
Yr7 Curriculum Road Map
Literacy in History:
How to write a great history essay