History Information

History Long Term Plan Years 5-8

Year 5

Year 6

Year 7

Year 8

Michaelmas Term

Revolution & Rebellions

  • The French Revolution; Causes, events and consequences.
  • Wales and England; Owain Glyndwr; Causes, events and consequences.
  • The Peasants Revolt.

Michaelmas Term

Ancient Rome

  • Expansion and Collapse of the Roman Empire
  • Structure and role of Roman Government
  • Slavery

(Cross curricular topic with Latin/Classics)

Michaelmas Term

  • 1066 and the Norman Conquest
  • The Feudal System
  • The Medieval Church
  • Who was more powerful, Crown or Church; the story of Henry II and Thomas Becket.

 

Michaelmas Term

  • Richard III
  • The Battle of Bosworth
  • What problems faced Henry VII and how did he keep control.
  • Henry VIII and the Reformation/Henry VIII and his 6 wives.
  • The death of Henry and the short reign of Edward VI
  • Mary I

Lent Term

World War One

  • Europe in 1914
  • Causes of the War
  • Murder in Sarajevo
  • The Trenches
  • Major Battles, The Somme, Ypres, Messen Ridge
  • The end of the war
  • The Treaty of Versailles.

Lent term

  • Victorian Britain.

The start of the industrial age; migration from country to towns/cities.

  • Coal, steel and cotton (the big 3).
  • Living and working conditions.

Lent Term

  • The Crusades.
  • Bad King John?
  • Edward I & II; how did England treat its neighbours? (Wars with Scotland and Wales).

Lent Term

  • Problems facing Elizabeth I.
  • The Spanish Armada
  • Accession of James I
  • Causes of the English Civil War; Oliver Cromwell and the Republic
  • Return of Charles II; Fire and Plague.

 

Trinity Term

Ancient Rome

  • The Roman Army
  • Life of a Soldier
  • Roman Forts
  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Caerleon

(Cross-curricular topic with Latin/Classics)

Trinity Term

  • The Transatlantic Slave Trade.
  • Final half term; introduce Common Entrance syllabus.(1066 and Norman Conquest).

Trinity Term

The life of ordinary people in the medieval period;

  • The Black Death.
  • The Peasants Revolt
  • Medieval Women
  • Medieval Jews

 

Trinity Term

  • Revision.