Learning & Achieving Together

History

To promote student engagement with learning through effective differentiation, rigorous historical thinking, extra curricular activities and a relevant curriculum.

Key Stage 3

Year 7

  • The history of Ealing
  • William the Conqueror 1066
  • Castle project
  • Life during the Middle Ages
  • The Crusades
  • The Age of Discovery

Year 8

  • Britain: Change in power over time
  • Slavery
  • Tudor Portraits
  • The English Civil War
  • The British Empire
  • The Industrial Revolution

Year 9

  • Gandhi and Indian Independence
  • The First World War
  • The Second World War
  • The Holocaust
  • Civil Rights in the USA

Key Stage 4

History GCSE

Year 10 and Year 11

  • Medicine in Britain, c1250-present and The British sector of the Western Front, 1914-18: injuries, treatment and the trenches
  • Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509-40
  • Conflict in the Middle East, 1945-95
  • Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39

Assessment and Examinations (Edexcel)

Students take three written examinations at the end of Year 11.

Key Stage 5

For details of our Key Stage 5 curriculum, please see our Sixth Form prospectus.

Click here to download 6th Form Prospectus

Extra Curricular Opportunities

Examples of extra curricular opportunities include:

  • Year 7 visit to the Tower of London and Windsor Castle
  • Black history month performance for Key Stage 3
  • A level trip to Poland
  • Year 9 Gifted and Talented project with PhD students from the University of East London
  • Year 9 Art/History project at the Soane Museum
  • Year 10 French and History trip to Normandy, France