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What will my child learn in year 8?

Term 1

  • The Spanish Armada – events and reasons for it’s failure.
  • Guy Fawkes.
  • Witchcraft.

Term 2

  • The causes of the Civil War.
  • The events of the Civil War.
  • Why was Charles 1 executed?

Term 3

  • The Renaissance – explorers.
  • The Renaissance – Scientist and engineers.
  • The Renaissance – art, music and literature.

Term 4

  • Industrial Revolution – Changes from 1700 – 1900.
  • Industrial Revolution – Changes from domestic system to factories.
  • Industrial Revolution - Conditions in towns.

Term 5

The Industrial Revolution

  • Why Cholera spread?
  • Causes of WW1.
  • WW1 – Recruitment and propaganda.

Term 6

  • WW1 – Life in the trenches.
  • WW1 – Weapons and illnesses.
  • WW1 – The Treaty of Versailles