Year 7 History


In Year 7 students are introduced to the different historical skills that involve historical enquiry, the use of evidence and communicating about the past. We study Medieval and Early Modern British and World History. Students complete one assessment every half term.


Units of Study

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Mystery of the Skeletons

King John


Norman Conquest

Black Death



Medieval Baghdad










  • The Mystery of the Skeletons (enquiry)
  • 'The Norman Conquest was good for England.' How far do you agree with this statement? (significance)
  • Does 'Bad King John deserve his reputation'? (interpretations)
  • Was the Black Death a total disaster? (consequences)
  • Making sense of the Tudors (chronology) or An enquiry into the famous artists and inventors of the Renaissance (significance)


Trip to Warwick Castle


Warwick Castle Trip