As Historians we want children to enjoy enquiry, learn from and about the past, who understand chronology and who have the skills to weigh up and interpret evidence. Being critical, curious thinkers who have a sound understanding of the key concepts which run as a thread throughout our curriculum.
In history these key concepts are:
The information below shares how these big ideas are developed over time so that children from Early Years to Year 6 make progress in history and develop their understanding of these concepts. Below that is an example of a subject plan for history which outlines learning over a term, with a focus on vocabulary.
Finally, the endpoints we expect children to reach at each phase of their learning can be viewed below.