“A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.”

Mahatma Gandhi

History Curriculum Introduction

The history curriculum aims to inspire students to become well rounded and passionate historians who think critically about the world they inhabit. To effectively interact with the modern world an understanding of student’s own history, and that of those around them is essential. In their study of history, they will consider a range of perspectives and develop the ability to make balanced arguments and well sustained judgements. They will develop an understanding of how our history forms our sense of identity and place in the world, and through studying a range of periods and peoples will become more empathetic and open minded. Through a knowledge rich curriculum students will gain an in depth understanding of a range of events and issues throughout history and build their historical literacy and conceptual understanding. This will ensure students can positively encounter and understand the dynamics of the modern world. Students will learn to ask thoughtful questions and develop independent, analytical thinking and a passion for learning, ensuring they complete their history education as thoughtful, academics. Throughout KS3 there are many opportunities to build a foundation of knowledge to help embed knowledge and prepare them for their continued study at GCSE.



Useful Websites


BBC Teach

Best of History, Dan Snow Interviews

Lucy Worsley Documentaries

Kings and Queens of England

Historical Associations

BBC History

History Classroom

History information for research

History Staff

Miss Culloty

Ms Williams

Mrs Yeasmin