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Key Stage 3

The department has sought advice from the Historical Association and have created a enquiry based scheme of work in line with the 2014 curriculum. Below are the enquires that students will follow in Key Stage Three.

Year 7:

EQ – What can buildings tell us about our local area?   

EQ – Did the Normans transform England?

EQ –Why are there different interpretations of King John?

EQ  –How far did rats cause people to rebel in 1381?

EQ  –Why were the early middle ages a ‘golden age’ for Islam? 

EQ –– How much reform was in the reformation?

EQ – Why was the Elizabethan period a ‘golden age’ for culture?

Year 8:

EQ – How did the Regicides Justify Killing a King?

EQ –Was Oliver Cromwell a Hero or a Villain?

EQ –Why do the French celebrate Bastille Day?

EQ –Was Hegel right to call Africa the ‘Dark Continent’?

EQ – What can tea drinking tell us about Georgian society?

EQ –Why is ‘Queen Nanny’ a Jamaican national heroine?

EQ – Does William Wilberforce deserve all the credit for the abolition of the Slave Trade and Slavery?

EQ – What can we learn about Victorian Britain from our bank notes?

Year 9:

EQ – Did the British Raj make or break India?

EQ – Why did Britain decolonise West Africa in the 1950s and 1960s?

EQ- Why do people disagree on the British Empire?

EQ –Did just one shot lead to War?

EQ – Why was the First World War called the ‘Great War’?

EQ - Why did people fight over ideas in the Twentieth Century?

EQ - What happened to Leon and Barney Greenman?

EQ – How far is Britain a ‘Magpie’ nation?