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Year 9 History

Topics studied in Year 9

  • The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, 1750-1900.
  • Britain and Europe in the Twentieth Century.
  • Russia from 1800-1989

Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to demonstrate the following (in relation to each topic):

  • Learners will be able to prioritise causes, with some being more important than others.
  • Learners will be able to use technical vocabulary accurately in discussions and writing.
  • Learners will know that the significance of change may depend upon timescales or the person studying the change.
  • Learners can make supported inferences based on evidence
  • Learners will begin to analyse evidence for its usefulness.
  • Learners can link different interpretations to the use of different evidence.
  • Learners can place events, and periods of time, securely in a broader time scale.
  • Historical vocabulary is placed in context of the period studied.