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This page outlines the topics taught in each term through Key Stage 3 (years 7 to 9), along with an overview of how assessments will take place.
During the year, pupils will be assessed in 8 levelled assessment throughout the year, at least one every six lessons. All tasks are linked to a key skill or process from the National Curriculum.
At the end of the year a level will be awarded based on the assessment tasks that have been completed.
To view photos of some of the castles produced by year 7 watch the video below.
In year 8 pupils study events, monarchs and ordinary people in England between 1500 – 1750. A selection of the topics covered is highlighted below:
In year 9 pupils study a series of units of work which span the years 1750 - 1945. These units are listed below:
Within each year group pupils complete regular assessments that are focused on a key skill or process from the National Curriculum. In line with whole-school policy, pupils will be set one piece of homework every other week. Homework tasks may include a number of activities, including research, preparing presentations, revision and written work. When work is marked by the teacher, a clear target for improvement is given along with a positive comment.
(Kenilworth Castle visited by Year 7)