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What will my child learn in year 7?

Term 1

  • Who were the claimants to the throne in 1066?
  • What was England like?
  • What happened at the Battle of Hastings?

Term 2

  • Why did the Normans build castles?
  • What were the three types of Medieval Castles?
  • What were the Medieval weapons and defensive features of castles?

Term 3

  • What was the Medieval Church like?
  • What happened to Thomas Becket?
  • Why was Becket treated in this way?

Term 4

  • What were the Medieval towns and villages like?
  • What was the Black Death?
  • What was the effect of the Black Death?

Term 5

  • The Magna Carta and the Peasants Revolt.
  • Revision for the exams.
  • The War of the Roses and the start of the Tudors.

Term 6

  • Henry VIII’s reign – his wives and the break from the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Edward VI’s reigns
  • Mary I’s reigns