Year 7

Year 7 Curriculum Plan – History

Curriculum Area: Humanities: History

National Curriculum 2018-19

Overview of Course Content

During Year 7 History lessons  the units of study will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • Anglo-Saxon & Norman England
  • Medieval Britain: Battle of Hastings and the Black Death
  • Church and the State
  • Elizabeth I and her problems
  • Life in 17th Century England


Overview of course content

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

Unit of Work

Anglo-Saxon & Norman England


Title: Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?


Autumn 2

Unit of Work

Medieval England


Title: ‘The Black Death wasn’t a disaster for everyone.’ How far do you agree?


Spring 1

Unit of Work

Church and the State


Title: Changes in the Church in England in the medieval and early modern period

Spring 2

Unit of Work

The Tudors


Title: Which one of Queen Elizabeth’s problems do you think was the biggest?


Summer 1 and 2

Unit of Work:

17th C political history



Title: Source skills: Charles I execution