St. Olave’s Grammar School celebrates a stunning 96% A*/B grades at A-Level with a total of 75% of all grades at A*/A . Fantastic GCSE results too with 90% of grades at A*/A or the new levels 9/8/7 in Mathematics and English. 67% at A* level

Key Stage 3 History

Year 7

Autumn Term

What is History?

1.Chronology / Anachronisms / Archaeology

IPM Assessment: Fact Test

Medieval England

2. Why did the Normans invade England?

3. How did William I control England?

IPM Assessment: Essay – Why did William the Conqueror win the Battle of Hastings?

4. Castles

Spring Term

Medieval England

1. King John

IPM Assessment: Essay - Was King John really a bad king?

2. Thomas Becket – Saint or troublemaker?

3. What was life like for Medieval people?

Summer Term

The Making of the UK

1. How did the Tudors change religion in England?

IPM Assessment: Essay – What was the most important cause of religious change in the sixteenth century?

2. Who was to blame for the outbreak of Civil War in England?

IPM Assessment: Essay – What was the most important cause of the English civil war?

 

Year 8

Autumn Term

French Revolution

1. Why was there a revolution in France?

IPM Assessment: Essay – Origins of the French Revolution

2. Did Napoleon betray the revolution?

The Industrial Age

1. Was there an agricultural revolution?

2. Were the changes in industry a revolution?

IPM Assessment: Essay/source questions  – Industrial Revolution

Spring Term

20th Century World

1. The First World War

IPM Assessment: Essay – Causes of World War 1

1. The Treaty of Versailles and the rise of the dictators

IPM Assessment: Source investigation – outcomes of the Treaty of Versailles

Summer Term

20th Century World

1. The Second World War 

IPM Assessment: Essay – Causes of World War 2

2. How did life change for Jewish people living in Europe 1919-1945?