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KS3 History

In KS3 pupils focus on the following topics:

Year 7

  • History skills unit
  • The Norman Conquest
  • Religion, Death and Rule in the Medieval period
  • The Tudors

Year 8

  • The English Civil War
  • The Industrial Revolution
  • Dying for the Vote
  • The British Empire and the Slave Trade

Year 9

  • World War One
  • World War Two
  • The Vietnam War
  • Terrorism and its impact on the world

The History department runs two trips in KS3. In year 7 pupils have the opportunity to visit Lincoln Castle. As part of the trip they get to walk the battlements, see the Magna Carta and experience what life was really like in Medieval England. In year 9 pupils have the opportunity to visit the World War One battlefields. This allows students to experience life as a World War One soldier. This trip is also of benefit to those pupils who decide to study History in KS4.