001 - Colonisation

Significant Concept

To have knowledge of why colonisation occurred and the impact that it had on the world.

Key Terminology

  • Colony
  • Colonisation
  • Migration
  • Imperialism
  • Monarchy
  • Oligarchy
  • Tyrant
  1. Define the words above using the dictionaries in the classroom.


Horrible Histories Colonisation

  • Complete the table below by watching 'The scramble for Aftrica' clip.
Who were the 'super powers' of colonisation? Why did Colonisation occur?What has been the impact of Colonisation 

The Scramble for Africa


  1. Group discussion of who the superpowers of colonisation where, why it occurred and the impact it has on the world today.
  2. In 20 minutes write a descriptive piece outlining the causes and consequences of colonisation.
  3. Develop a timeline of when colonisation and decolonisation has occurred.