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‘History never looks like history when you are living through it!’
                                (John W Gardner)

History is happening around us every day. What I have written just now is history!

History is taught in an exciting and dynamic way at Wey Valley. We aim to inspire all our students to develop a real passion, interest and desire to know more about the subject.

History is taught at Key Stage 3 and Key stage 4.

Year 7:

Introduction to History - the Mystery of the skeleton

The Romans

1066 and Medieval Life

The Tudors

The Stuarts

Year 8:

Changing Britain 1500-1900

Industrial Revolution

The British Empire & Slavery

World War One

Year 9:

Historical Skills at GCSE

Crime and Punishment from c1000-Present

Whitechapel, c1870-c1900: Crime, policing and the inner city.

Year 10:

Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918- 39

Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588

Year 11:

Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991

Time revision