History - Above satisfactory - Year 7
This portfolio of student work shows that the student can suggest reasons for change and continuity over time (WS5, WS6). The student explains the effects of change on societies, individuals and groups (WS5, WS6). The student describes in detail events and developments from the perspective of different people who lived at the time (WS1, WS4). The student explains the role of groups and the significance of particular individuals in society (WS1, WS4, WS5). The student identifies past events and developments that have been interpreted in different ways (WS2, WS3, WS6).
The student sequences events and developments within a chronological framework, using dating conventions to represent and measure time (WS1, WS2, WS5). When researching, the student develops a range of questions to frame a historical inquiry (WS1, WS5). The student identifies and selects a range of sources and locates, compares and uses information to answer inquiry questions (WS1, WS5). The student analyses sources to explain points of view (WS2, WS3). When interpreting sources, the student identifies their origin and purpose (WS2, WS3). The student develops detailed and well-structured texts, particularly descriptions and explanations (WS1, WS2, WS3, WS4, WS5, WS6). In developing these texts and organising and presenting the findings, the student uses historical terms and concepts, incorporates relevant sources, and acknowledges sources of information (WS1, WS2, WS3, WS4, WS5, WS6).