Unit 1: History Skills

  • Understanding time – the difference between BC and AD
  • Chronology
  • Recognising different types of evidence
  • Recognising the difference between Primary and Secondary sources
  • Reliability of sources – fact versus fiction
  • Placing historical events into different categories
  • Anachronisms

Unit 2: Isle of Man Through Time

  • Stone Age Mann
  • Celts and Vikings
  • Pagan Lady

Unit 1 Assessment:

Year 7 baseline assessment on History Skills.

Skills: Knowledge, Chronology.

SPRING Unit 2: Isle of Man Through Time (cont)
  • Medieval Mann
  • Illium Dhone – Hero or traitor?
  • Reinvestment
  • Island at War – WWI&WWII
  • Island of barbed wire -Internment
  • Sleepy fishing village to biggest dance hall in Europe! - Tourism on the Isle of Man


  • Cross curricular core skills project

Unit 2 Assessment:

Pagan lady Assessment

Skills: Cause and Consequence, Interpretation.

Unit 2 Assessment:

Illium Dhone – Hero or traitor? (Enquiry)

Skills: Interpretation, understanding evidence.

Unit 3: Group project on Vikings on the Isle of Man and their impact on present day island life

Unit 3 Assessment:

What did the Vikings in Mann ever do for us? Group assessment.

Skills- Chronology, interpretation and significance, change and continuity.

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The subject content that is taught in Y7 can be found below. It builds upon the skills, knowledge and understanding already developed at primary school. Our curriculum, however, is much broader and attempts to help young people develop the skills and att…

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