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Series: Schools history project
Publication Date: 31 May 2019
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)
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Help every pupil to know more, look closer, think deeper and write better as they develop their historical knowledge and skills throughout Key Stage 3 and get 'GCSE-ready'.
Exploring the stories of real people through an enquiry approach, this Student Book familiarises KS3 pupils with the different ways of thinking required for thematic, period, depth and site studies at GCSE.
-Easily and cost-effectively implement a new KS3 curriculum: this
coherent single-book course contains 120 lessons that experienced and
non-specialist teachers can deliver with confidence, across a two or
-Establish strong foundational knowledge of British History: the content
has been meticulously selected to provide a chronological spine that
contextualises GCSE content, saving you valuable time when teaching
-Focus on building writing skills: GCSE-style command words and
question types are introduced gradually, developing the extended
writing skills that pupils need to reach the highest marks, whichever
GCSE specification you follow.
-Effectively assess and demonstrate progress: regular activities
throughout the Student Book lead to end-of-enquiry tasks, supporting
both formative and summative assessment of pupils' conceptual
understanding and writing skills.
-Generate enthusiasm and respect for historical evidence: pupils are
encouraged to use sources and interpretations as part of their historical
investigations, leading to a natural improvement in their analytical and
Unit 1 : Thematic study: water and health through time
Unit 2 : Period study: understanding the middle ages
Unit 3 : Thematic study: London through time
Unit 4 : Period study: understanding the changing world, 1450 - 1750
Unit 5 : Thematic study: sugar, empire and slavery through time
Unit 6 : Period study: understanding industry and empire
Unit 7 : Thematic study: migrants to Britain through time
Unit 8 : Period study: understanding the modern world