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History

 

Reception
History in the foundation stage is taught as an integral part of the topic work covered during the year. It links directly with core curriculum subjects and follows the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Framework - the Understanding the World Strand. Historical events and storytelling opens a child’s mind up to what they can learn about events, people and places in the past. Please refer to the 'Curriculum Overview' document 2019-20 under the class page for a more detailed overview.


Year 1 to 6
Under the History Curriculum at our school, Thresholds and Milestones pupils should be taught about are to:

  • investigate and interpret the past
  • build an overview of world history
  • understand chronology
  • communicate historically

 

All year groups will make direct cross-curricula links with other subjects and literature including core class texts (see 'Yearly Overview' document attached here as well as 'Curriculum Overviews' under each class page). 

 

Year 1 
Under our school Curriculum Map, pupils should be taught about:

  • The Battle of Hastings and Historic Castles
  • Kings and Queens
  • Toys - Changes in Living Memory


Year 2 

  • Locality

  • The Fire of London and the Plague

  • Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole

 

Year 3

  • The Stone Age and Iron Age

  • The Romans and the Celts

 

Year 4

  • The Anglo-Saxons and Vikings up to 1066

 

Year 5

  • The Victorians

  • Ancient Egypt

 

Year 6 

  • Study beyond 1066 = World War 1

  • Ancient Greece

  • The Mayans

 

 

 

For more information please contact the subject co-ordinator, Miss Screech, alternatively please look at your child's class page.
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