Year 7 History Learning Map

Autumn Term Sep – Dec

Norman England

  • England before 1066
  • Contenders to the throne
  • Why did the Normans win at the battle of Hastings?
  • Castles for control
  • How did William deal with rebellions?
  • Feudal system and Domesday book

Medieval realms

  • Beliefs of Medieval Catholics
  • Crusades
  • Role of monasteries

Spring Term Jan – Apr

Medieval Realms

  • Medieval towns
  • Black death
  • Peasants revolt

Tudors

  • Henry’s break with Rome
  • Reformation and dissolution
  • Elizabeth’s ‘middle way’
  • Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Elizabethan ‘golden age’
  • The Spanish Armada

Summer Term 1 Apr – July

Stuarts

  • Gunpowder plot
  • Causes of the English Civil War
  • English Civil War
  • Execution of Charles I
  • Life under Cromwell
  • Restoration