“A high-quality history education will help pupils gain a coherent knowledge and understanding of Britain’s past and that of the wider world. It should inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past. Teaching should equip pupils to ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence, sift arguments, and develop perspective and judgement. History helps pupils to understand the complexity of people’s lives, the process of change, the diversity of societies and relationships between different groups, as well as their own identity and the challenges of their time.”
The National Curriculum 2014
We want children to:
Because of this, we feel it is important for the subject to be taught discretely as well as incorporated within other curriculum subjects such as English and Art.
Our History curriculum includes topics for all children from Year 1 to Year 6.
Process for teaching history throughout school should include:
It is our aim that the history curriculum equips children with key knowledge and skills set out in the National Curriculum.
History is assessed and developed through the use of Foundation Subject Formative Assessment and tracked twice a year.
The impact of the History curriculum is monitored by the subject leader and evidenced in an annual portfolio.
History Portfolio 208-19
Natural History Museum
History of England
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