Year 9

Curriculum Area: Humanities: History

National Curriculum 2016

Overview of Course Content

During Year 9 History lessons  the units of study will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • Causes of WW2
  • Britain & Germany at war and life in Nazi Germany
  • Holocaust
  • Cold War
  • Civil Rights Movement
  • 1965-2017


Overview of course content

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

Unit of Work

Causes of WW2

Multiple choice test

Autumn 2

Unit of Work

Britain & Germany at war & Life in Nazi Germany

Title: Was evacuation good for everyone?

Extended writing using sources

Spring 1

Unit of Work

The Holocaust

How should the Holocaust be remembered?

Spring 2

Unit of Work

The Cold War

Title: Were the Americans right to drop the atomic bomb?

Summer 1

Unit of Work

The Civil Rights Movement

Title: How did life change for African Americans between 1955 and 1975?

Summer 2

Unit of Work


End of year test