Welcome to the HISTORY department.
Our History Faculty Handbook gives a comprehensive insight into how History is taught, here at Walker Riverside Academy; including:
implementation method, and
approach to teaching and learning across the subject.
► Click to view our History Faculty Handbook.
Our Knowledge Organisers are 'learning mats' that have been designed to contain all of the key learning for that subject's topic. Our students will use these within their lessons but are also encouraged to use them to support their own learning, homework, and for revision.
Our History KOs are available below; separated into year group/key stage.
We have linked any relevant KOs within the appropriate section of our Learning Handbooks (available on our CURRICULUM INTENT page)
► YEAR 7
→ Yr 7 Who are the British? (Autumn A)
→ Yr 7 The Norman Conquest, 1066 (Autumn B)
→ Yr 7 A Medieval Life (Spring A)
→ Yr 7 Silk Roads (Spring B)
→ Yr 7 Tudor Religious Rollercoaster (Summer A)
→ Yr 7 How Did the English Challenge the Divine Right of the Kings (Summer B)
► YEAR 8
→ Yr 8 Industrial Revolution (Autumn A)
→ Yr 8 Industrial Revolution - India (Autumn B)
→ Yr 8 Power and the People (Spring A)
→ Yr 8 Transatlantic Slave Trade (Spring B)
→ Yr 8 Emancipation of Black Americans (Summer A)
→ Yr 8 Changes to British Women's Lives (Summer B)
► YEAR 9
→ Yr 9 Consequences of Nazi persecution of the Jews (Autumn A)
→ Yr 9 Nazi Persecution (Autumn B)
→ Yr 9 Why was the Cold War so dangerous? (Spring)
→ Yr 9 Surgery and Anatomy (Summer)
► KS4 (Years 10 and 11)
→ KS4 Health and the People (Autumn)
→ KS4 Germany - Democracy to Dictatorship (Autumn)
→ KS4 Elizabeth I (Spring)
→ KS4 Elizabeth I (Summer)