Welcome to History

At John Henry Newman Catholic College, the history curriculum ensures students develop an understanding of a range of historical periods and enables them to develop important historical skills.

 

Year 7

  • Half term 1 – What is History?
  • Half term 2 – The Norman Conquest
  • Half term 3 – Assessment Point 1 and the Reformation
  • Half term 4 – The English Civil War
  • Half term 5  – Slavery
  • Half term 6 – Assessment Point 2 and the British Empire

 

Year 8

  • Half term 1 – Causes of World War One
  • Half term 2 –  World War One
  • Half term 3 – Assessment Point 1 and the start of the Cold War
  • Half term 4 – The Vietnam War
  • Half term 5  – The Vietnam War
  • Half term 6 – Assessment Point 2 and who shot Kennedy?

 

Year 9

In year 9, students start studying content for the AQA History GCSE:

  • Germany, 1890 – 1945
  • Conflict and Tension, 1918 – 1939 (continues in Year 10)

 

Year 10

  • Conflict and Tension, 1918 – 1939
  • Power and the People, c.1215 – present

 

Year 11

  • Elizabeth I
  • Revision