History Key Skills
Pupils will be looking at historical puzzles and will become history detectives to solve various mysteries. Work will focus on the use of evidence and how historians piece together the past from this evidence as well as learning how the past is described and the terminology used by historians.
Pupils will be studying the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. They will study topics such as Roman Towns, Gladiators and Blood Sports, Pompeii, and Roman Britain. The Key focus of the unit will be how and why the Roman Empire collapsed.
Pupils will be studying the ‘Golden age’ of Baghdad. They will gain greater cultural understanding by contrasting the medieval Islamic world with medieval western Europe to learn about the art, culture and achievements of medieval Islam.