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Humanities

Curriculum Overview

Our Key Stage 3 Humanities curriculum has primarily been designed to allow pupils to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills that we believe all students should possess in order to be thoughtful and forward thinking global citizens.

As such, topics have been carefully chosen so that by the end of KS3, all students will have covered a variety of challenges facing the world today and the links between human and physical processes, along with the history of its people in chronological order from ancient times to the modern day. 

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed through assessment questions and end of unit tests. The assessments are split into three sections, Understanding, Skills and Knowledge.

Important Overview Documents

Curriculum Rationale
Key Learning Steps - Geography
Key Learning Steps - History
Year 7 Road Map
Year 8 Road Map
Year 9 Road Map

Modules

Year 7 - Map Skills

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 7 - The Romans

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 7 - Living Things

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 7 - The Middle Ages

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 7 - Population and Urbanisation

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 7 - The Crusades

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 8 - The Tudors

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 8 - Natural Hazards

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 8 - The Stuarts

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 8 - Global Issues

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 8 - Slavery and Industrial Revolution

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 8 - Weather and Climate

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Rivers

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Resources

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Coasts

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - World Development

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Britain at the turn of the Century

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - World War I

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Holocaust

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Civil Rights in 20th Century USA

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Year 9 - Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939

Knowledge Organiser
Personal Learning Checklist
Past Paper

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