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5 Year Curriculum Plan History 

Year 7Year 8Year 9 Year 1 GCSE HistoryYear 10 Year 2 GCSE HistoryYear 11 Year 3 GCSE History
AUTUMN 1Baseline Assessment
England in 1066
The Battle of Hastings
The Industrial revolution
Population boom
Factories and conditions
Paper 3 Weimar Germany
Key topic 1: The Weimar Republic 1918–29
Paper 2 Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91
Key topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91
Paper 2 Early Elizabethan England
Key topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth at home and abroad, 1569–88
AUTUMN 2How did William conquer England?
Medieval life
The death of Thomas Beckett
King John
The British Empire
Was the Empire a force for good or bad?
The slave trade
Slave auction
Abolition of slavery
Paper 3 Weimar Germany
Key topic 2: Hitler’s rise to power, 1919–33
Paper 1 Crime and punishment through time
c1000–c1500: Crime and punishment in medieval England
c1500–c1700: Crime and punishment in early modern England
Paper 2 Early Elizabethan England
Key topic 3: Elizabethan society in the Age of Exploration, 1558–88
SPRING 1King John and medieval kingship
Peasants revolt
The Black Death
Empire and Slavery continued
India before the British arrived
India’s changes and interpretations of Britain’s rule of India.
Paper 3 Weimar Germany
Key topic 3: Nazi control and dictatorship, 1933–39
Paper 1 Crime and punishment through time
c1700–c1900: Crime and punishment in eighteenth- and nineteenth century Britain
Revision All papers
SPRING 2Preparation for paper 2
The Tudors
England in 1509
Henry VII
Henry VIII
Henry’s break from Rome
Edward Tudor
Preparation for Paper 3 World War One
Murder mystery
Causes of WWI
The Battle of the Somme
Trench life
Paper 3 Weimar Germany
Key topic 4: Life in Nazi Germany, 1933–39
Paper 1 Crime and punishment through time
c1900–present: Crime and punishment in modern Britain
Revision All papers
SUMMER 1Preparation for paper 2
The Tudors continued
Elizabeth I
The Stuarts
James I
The Gunpowder plot
Charles I The English civil war
Preparation for paper 3
Holocaust
Life for German Jews
Hitler’s early life
How did Hitler rise to power?
Resistance from Jewish people.
Paper 2 Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91
Key topic 1: The origins of the Cold War, 1941–58
Whitechapel study. Crime and Punishment Paper 1 completed.Revision All 3 papers
SUMMER 2Cromwell’s England
Charles II
The plague 1664
The Great Fire of London
Preparation for Paper 2
World War Two
Interwar period
Why was there another World War?
Turning points in WWII
Dunkirk
Paper 2 Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91
Key topic 2: Cold War crises, 1958–70
Paper 2 Early Elizabethan England
Key topic 1: Queen, government and religion, 1558–69