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History

Welcome to Year 7 History @ St. Mary’s RC High

  • 3 fulltime specialist teachers – Zoe Hunter-Miller, Emma Thomas, Lewis Carter
  • 1 fulltime non-specialist teacher – Paul Bayliss
  • 4 periods a fortnight
  • 6 challenging inquiries over the academic year focusing on the development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509 and a local study, including:
  1. What is history?
  2. Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?
  3. How did William conquer and control England?
  4. How did the relationship between the rulers and the ruled change during the Middle Ages?
  5. What was the impact of the Black Death on places like Herefordshire?
  6. How did local castles change over time?
  • 1 school trip to a local castle
  • 4 assessments over the academic year including: tests, essays and oral presentations.