History & RE

KS3 – Year 7

In Year 7 students complete 6 units of work, 3 for History and 3 for RE.

 

By the end of Year 7 in History we expect students to be able to:

  • Describe events / features of the periods studied
  • Identify whether a source is useful
  • Produce a piece of extended writing

By the end of Year 7 in RE we expect students to be able to:

  • Describe different features of a religion
  • Describes some types of beliefs and practices
  • Describes their own and other peoples points of view

 

KS3 – Year 8

In year 8 students complete 8 units of work. 4 for History and 3 for RE.

 

By the end of Year 8 in History we expect students to be able to:

  • Describe events / features of a time period in detail
    • Explain the causes of an event
    • Explain the usefulness of a source
    • Structure an essay

By the end of Year 8 in RE we expect students to be able to:

  • Describe and explain different features of a religion
  • Describe and explain different types of beliefs and practices

Describe and explain their own and other peoples’ points of view

 

KS3 – Year 9

In year 9 students complete 6 units of work. 3 for History and 3 for RE.

 

By the end of Year 9 in History we expect students to be able to:

  • Make links between events / features of a time period
    • Sort the causes of an event into categories
    • Discuss how and why interpretations differ
    • Write a conclusion to a structured essay

By the end of Year 9 in RE we expect students to be able to:

  • Explain in detail different features of a religion
  • Explain in detail different types of beliefs and practices

Explain in detail their own and other peoples’ points of view